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Stuffed Chicken and Herb Gravy with Creamy Polenta
Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr 

Stuffed Chicken and Herb Gravy with Creamy Polenta

Time: 40 minutes

Flavor Swap: Instead of tarragon, you can use fresh sage or more thyme.

Serve with Bacon Green Beans: Cook 2 chopped center-cut bacon slices in a large skillet over medium-high heat until done. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon. Add 12 ounces trimmed haricots verts to drippings in pan; toss to combine. Sauté 2 minutes. Add 3 tablespoons water; cover and cook 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Sprinkle with bacon and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. CALORIES 39; FAT 1.2g (sat 0.5g); SODIUM 73mg

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