Hummus Crusted Chicken Recipe

This Hummus-Crusted Chicken is a healthy, delicious meal your family will love!
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  • Ready in: 1 hours, 10 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 55 minutes
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  • Servings: 6

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  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (seasoned with 1 tsp. salt and ½ tsp. pepper)
  • 16 oz. pkg. frozen California blend vegetables
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 Tbsp. + ¼ cup olive oil, divided
  • 15-16 oz. can chickpeas, drained (reserve 1/3 cup liquid)
  • 1 packet Red Bell Pepper Hummus Mix
  • ½ - 1 tsp. paprika

cooking methods

  • Bake


Assembly instructions: Place seasoned chicken in a gallon resealable freezer bag. In another gallon resealable freezer bag put the vegetables, salt, pepper, lemon juice, onion and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. In a quart resealable freezer bag combine the chickpeas with reserved liquid, remaining ¼ cup olive oil and Red Bell Pepper Hummus Mix. Squish ingredients to mash. Place all bags together in a gallon resealable freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze.

Cooking instructions: Thaw completely. Preheat oven to 400°. In greased 9 x 13 baking pan, place vegetables , then chicken breasts. Divide the hummus over the chicken breasts; sprinkle with paprika. Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes; uncover and bake an additional 20-25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°. Makes 6 servings.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Moist and delicious! The hummus mix is retired, so made with 'regular' hummus as a fresh meal, not from frozen, and just baked chicken, no veggies underneath. Chicken was moist and delicious! Son's new favorite way to have chicken prepared!
Date published: 2019-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Great dinner! I doubled the vegetables. Was so good. Definitely will make again.
Date published: 2015-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 7 year-old gave it a 9! I didn't prep it as a freezer meal, I made it fresh. I was easy and my entire family loved it!
Date published: 2015-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OMG!! This Chicken is AMAZING!! This was so super easy to make and got two thumbs up all around the dinner table, including from the 3 1/2 year old and the 17 month old!! Try it, it's incredible!!
Date published: 2015-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Healthy and flavorful! Love this easy healthy recipe that my entire family loved!
Date published: 2015-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Hubby Gives This One a 10! This was my husband's favorite Tastefully Simple meal so far. The chicken turned out very moist and the vegetables were cooked just perfectly. The flavor is amazing!
Date published: 2015-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! This recipe was so simple and so flavorful! Family LOVED it!
Date published: 2015-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hummmm Hummus! LOOOOOOOVED the hummus! My daughter and I were hummus lovers so we licked our chicken clean.
Date published: 2015-08-17
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