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Creamy Cauliflower Skillet Dump Dinner

By Jason Fung, MD

Creamy Cauliflower Skillet Dump Dinner

I’m not ashamed to admit that some of my best recipes were not even intentional. On more than one occasion, I just threw everything into one pan and hoped for the best. This creamy cauliflower skillet dump dinner is exactly that, but you would never guess how simple it is because it’s absolutely amazing and...
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 341 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup spinach fresh, chopped

For the Sauce

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot flour
  • 1 1/2 cup almond milk or other plant-based "milk"
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Add the chicken, cauliflower, bell pepper, garlic and spinach to a large resealable freezer bag.
  • Squeeze out as much of the air as you can, and seal the bag.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • To make the sauce, in a large measuring cup combine all the ingredients.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Add the pre-cut ingredients to a large skillet.
  • Add the sauce and toss to combine.
  • Cover with a lid and cook over medium heat for 25-30 minutes, stirring frequently until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce is just thickened.
  • If necessary, add a little water or chicken stock during cooking.
  • Taste and add more salt or black pepper if necessary.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Cauliflower Skillet Dump Dinner
Amount per Serving
Calories
341
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
20
g
31
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
113
mg
38
%
Sodium
 
304
mg
13
%
Potassium
 
874
mg
25
%
Carbohydrates
 
12
g
4
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
29
g
58
%
Vitamin A
 
2326
IU
47
%
Vitamin C
 
81
mg
98
%
Calcium
 
161
mg
16
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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