Meal Prep Recipe for Chicken and Vegetables

Yield: 4 bowls
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Marinate time:
15 mins
This meal prep recipe for chicken and vegetables in a creamy homemade pesto sauce is a family favorite, healthy meal. It’s the perfect solution for a busy weeknight dinner!
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5 from 2 votes


For the green sauce

For the chicken bowls

  • 1 pound free-range organic boneless chicken breasts — cut in cubes
  • Salt and ground fresh black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves — minced
  • 1 medium sweet potato — peeled and diced
  • ½ cup chicken broth or water
  • 1 pound fresh green beans — cut at a diagonal in 1 and 2-inch pieces
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper


For the sauce

  1. In a small mason jar, add all the ingredients for the green sauce and mix well to combine. Set aside.

For the chicken bowls

  1. In a bowl, add chicken, salt, black pepper, paprika and dried oregano. Mix everything well and set aside for about 15 minutes.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil and garlic. Cook garlic for about 30 seconds and then add seasoned chicken.
  3. Sauté the chicken for about 7-10 minutes or until it is cooked through. Don’t forget to stir well. Set chicken aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the sweet potatoes and chicken broth. Stir all well and cover skillet with a lid. Do not forget to stir occasionally.
  5. Cook for about 7-10 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are almost cooked.
  6. Add green beans, a little bit of salt, pepper and crushed red pepper and cover the skillet. Cook for about 4-5 minutes until tender.
  7. Return the chicken to the pan, and stir to combine thoroughly.


  1. Place an even amount of chicken, sweet potato and green beans into 4 different medium glass containers. Cover with the lid and place in the fridge for up to 4 days. Heat in the microwave for about 1.5 or 2 minutes. Pour the green sauce over it and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts don't include green sauce.
Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: green beans, meal-prep, Sweet Potato recipe

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 259, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 65mg, Sodium: 1233mg, Potassium: 473mg, Carbohydrates: 18g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 6g, Protein: 29g

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