Cacciatore-Style Chicken

A hot and hearty Italian dish, cacciatore showcases chicken, tomatoes and mushrooms.

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  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

3
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (3/4 to 1 lb)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
3/4
cup sliced zucchini or yellow summer squash
3/4
cup sliced mushrooms
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cups uncooked farfalle (bow-tie), radiatore (nugget) or rotini pasta

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  • 1 Cut each chicken breast half crosswise into 3 pieces. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; move chicken to one side of skillet.
  • 2 Add onion, garlic, bell pepper, zucchini and mushrooms to other side of skillet. Cook vegetables about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Stir tomatoes, Italian seasoning and pepper into vegetables and chicken. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 25 minutes. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 4 Uncover chicken mixture and simmer 5 minutes longer. Serve over pasta.
  • 1 Cut each chicken breast half crosswise into 3 pieces. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; move chicken to one side of skillet.
  • 2 Add onion, garlic, bell pepper, zucchini and mushrooms to other side of skillet. Cook vegetables about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Stir tomatoes, Italian seasoning and pepper into vegetables and chicken. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 25 minutes. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 4 Uncover chicken mixture and simmer 5 minutes longer. Serve over pasta.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve with crusty hard rolls for hearty appetites.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
54g
54%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.