Bird is the word. Versatile and quick-cooking, chicken and turkey are staples of a healthy weeknight pantry.
Chicken Lettuce Cups
Time: 30 minutes
Simple Sub: Use ground turkey breast in place of ground chicken.
Serve with Orzo with Spinach: Cook 1¼ cups orzo (rice-shaped pasta) in boiling water according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving ¼ cup cooking liquid. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add orzo, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in reserved ¼ cup cooking liquid, 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar, and 3 cups chopped fresh spinach; cook for 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. CALORIES 234; FAT 3.3g (sat 0.3g); SODIUM 168mg