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Cacciatore Chicken with Polenta

Add something flavorful to your family’s Italian dinner! Serve chicken that's cooked with Muir Glen® tomatoes and Green Giant® mushrooms over polenta - ready in 30 minutes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
teaspoons olive oil
1
roll (1 lb) refrigerated polenta, cut into 12 slices
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (4 oz) Green Giant® mushrooms pieces and stems, drained
1/4
cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

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Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over high heat. Cook 6 polenta slices in oil about 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Repeat with remaining oil and polenta slices. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, cook chicken, onion, bell pepper, garlic, Italian seasoning, sugar and salt over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes and mushrooms. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Serve chicken mixture on polenta slices. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over high heat. Cook 6 polenta slices in oil about 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Repeat with remaining oil and polenta slices. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, cook chicken, onion, bell pepper, garlic, Italian seasoning, sugar and salt over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes and mushrooms. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Serve chicken mixture on polenta slices. Sprinkle with parsley.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you don’t have Italian seasoning in your spice rack, you can blend your own. For 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, mix 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano, rosemary and thyme leaves.

If you can’t find fire roasted tomatoes, substitute a can of plain diced tomatoes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
980mg
980%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.