Slim Chicken Cacciatore (pronounced catch-a-tori)

Deb Wilson

By
@Maritimemama

We love this with the big chunks of veggies and there are only 6 g of fat (1 of saturated) per serving.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
3 tsp
extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 large
green pepper, chopped into 1-inch pieces
2
ribs celery, sliced (not too thinly)
1
lg onion, chopped into larger pieces
1 large
carrots, grated
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
(14-1/2 ounces) italian diced tomatoes, undrained
1
bay leaf
3 tsp
dried oregano
2 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
pepper
Pinch
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt (optional)
1
10 ounce can mushroom pieces and stems, drained
1
lg can hunts thick and rich pasta sauce
3/4-1 lb
of a 1 pound package spaghetti noodles (white or whole wheat)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken in 2 teaspoons oil; drain. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute the green pepper, celery and onion in remaining oil for 3 minutes. Add the mushrooms, carrot and garlic; saute 2-4 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
2
Stir in the tomato sauce, tomatoes and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or until thickened. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti according to package directions.
3
Stir chicken into tomato mixture; cook for 8-12 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Discard bay leaf. Drain spaghetti; serve with chicken mixture. Garnish with additional carrot if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #main, #vegetables, #Dishes