Mediterranean Chicken w/ Cannelini Beans & Tomatoes



This was one of the best dishes I have made in a long time! I may try to reduce the amount of olive oil in it next time so it isn’t so high in weight watcher points.

Original recipe from

Recipe makes 8 servings
1 serving = 1/2 chicken breast, 1/2 cup bean & tomato mixture, & 2 tbsp greek yogurt sauce = 10 weight watchers points+
= 10 weight watchers smart points

4 skinless boneless chicken breasts equal to 2 lbs raw
1 tbsp olive oil
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp salt
1 lemon sliced very thin
2 pints grape tomatoes
2 – 15 oz cans cannelini beans drained & rinsed well
1 cup chopped cilantro divided

Ingredients for greek yogurt sauce-
1 ripe avocado smashed
1/2 cup non fat greek yogurt
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt


In a small bowl stir together 1/3 cup olive oil, smoked paprika, oregano, curry, coriander, & salt.


Heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Rub 2 tsp oil & spice mixture on each chicken breast & then place them in the hot oiled pan. Cook for several minutes on each side until browned but not cooked all the way through.


Spray a 13×9 pan with non stick cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in pan. Stir together remaining oil & spice mixture, tomatoes, beans, lemon slices, & 1/2 cup cilantro. Add to the pan with the chicken but don’t cover the chicken .
Bake in a preheated 450 degree oven for 20-30 minutes.


While dish is in the oven stir together greek yogurt sauce. Cover & refrigerate if not using right away.


Serve with remaining 1/2 cup cilantro sprinkled on top & greek yogurt sauce on the side.

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