BBQ Pulled Chicken and Easy Slaw

This was really quick and simple to throw together, and a tasty healthy meal. Perfect for a summer Sunday like we just had! Using a rotisserie chicken is a great way to make cooking faster, clean up easier and you can find one for around $6- can’t beat that! This sauce is sweet and savory, not thick and overpowering- we promise you won’t miss the fatty pork at all, dig in!

BBQ Pulled Chicken
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 large onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
16 ounces low-sodium tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
5 tablespoons molasses
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
1 whole rotisserie chicken, skin removed, meat shredded into thin strips (about 4 to 4 1/2 cups)
6 whole-wheat hamburger rolls
6 large romaine lettuce leaves


Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over a medium heat. Add the onions and cook until they are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Add tomato sauce, water, vinegar, molasses, pepper and liquid smoke and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes. Add chopped chicken, return to a simmer, and cook an additional 10 minutes.

Split rolls. Place a leaf of lettuce on each roll, then pile on 3/4 cup of the chicken mixture onto the roll.

Easy Classic Coleslaw
1/2 cup nonfat Greek-style yogurt
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper, plus more to taste
1 (12-ounce) bag broccoli slaw mix


In a large bowl whisk together the Greek or stained yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Add coleslaw mix and toss to coat.


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