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5 unbelievably yummy Italian dishes for people who follow a healthy lifestyle

Do you feel sad when hearing the words ’healthy diet’? Yes, it’s important to eat healthy meals, but do we really need to deny ourselves delicious food? Today, we at Bright Side are going to prove that healthy and flavorless meals aren’t synonymous. Try making your favorite Italian dishes with more healthy ingredients and enjoy their wonderful taste!
1. Spaghetti with pistachio nuts, pesto, and spinach
2. Low-calorie fettuccine Alfredo
3. Healthy risotto
4. Rigatoni with eggplant and cheese
5. Chicken saltimbocca

Chicken saltimbocca

INGREDIENTS 500g of chicken fillets Salt Ground black pepper 6 slices of prosciutto (you can use any salted ham or bacon) 250g of chopped spinach 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese 400g of chicken stock 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
PREPARATION 1. Pound the chicken with a mallet. Cut it into 6 pieces. Add salt and pepper and place a slice of prosciutto on each piece of chicken.
2. Combine the chopped spinach with a tablespoon of olive oil, salt, and pepper.
3. Spread the spinach over the chicken pieces, and sprinkle them with the Parmesan. Roll up the chicken, and fix the edges with toothpicks.
4. Heat up 2 tablespoons of oil at a high temperature. Fry each side of the chicken for 2 minutes. They should turn a golden color.
5. Add the chicken stock and lemon juice and bring the dish to a boil. Adjust the temperature to a medium setting and cook the chicken for 10 minutes until it’s done.
6. Place the chicken on a plate. Simmer the sauce for 5 more minutes — there will be abou…