Chicken With Apples And Walnuts

Chicken With Apples And Walnuts
Yield: 3-1/2 cups Prep 15 mins Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 8 ounce package Neufchatel cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 2 teaspoons jarred horseradish
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 pound boneless, skinned chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 medium-size apples, peeled, cored and diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme OR: 1/4 teaspoon dried

Make It

1. Combine Neufchatel, milk, mustard, horseradish and 1/4 teaspoon salt in medium-size bowl; whisk until sauce is smooth.

2. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 3 minutes. Add apples, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper; cook 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Pour in cheese sauce; lower heat to medium and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.

3. Toast walnuts in skillet until lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Add walnuts and thyme to filling.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 178, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 46, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 6, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 13, sodium (mg): 299, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.