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slim chicken cacciatore (pronounced catch-a-tori)

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Deb Wilson
New Glasgow, NS

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

★★★★★ 2
serves 6
prep time 45 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For slim chicken cacciatore (pronounced catch-a-tori)

  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 tsp
    extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 lg
    green pepper, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 2
    ribs celery, sliced (not too thinly)
  • 1
    lg onion, chopped into larger pieces
  • 1 lg
    carrots, grated
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 can
    (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)

How To Make slim chicken cacciatore (pronounced catch-a-tori)

  • 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.
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