chicken zucchini skillet bake

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Tommy Curtis
Sharps Chapel, TN

This is an easy, one skillet meal that is healthy and chocked full of flavor.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken zucchini skillet bake

  • 3
    large boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 1
    small sweet onion
  • 1
    red bell pepper
  • 1 can
    plum tomatoes, in juice
  • 2 clove
    garlic
  • 2 Tbsp
    oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
    basil
  • 1 Tbsp
    thyme
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin or grapeseed oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon pepper seasoning salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    celery seed
  • 2 stalk
    celery, chopped fine
  • 2
    large zucchini, sliced into 1 inch segments
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated parmesan & romano cheese
  • 1 c
    grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    orechhete pasta, you can use any but this is really good with it and helps thicken the sauce, it can also be omitted to lower your carbs

How To Make chicken zucchini skillet bake

  • 1
    cut the chicken breast into I inch cubes and preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    Sauté in oil, add chopped onion, red bell pepper, celery and garlic
  • 3
    when about half way done, add the can of tomatoes with juice and the dry seasonings except for the lemon pepper
  • 4
    cook until chicken is almost done, then add the pinch of sugar and the handful of orechhete pasta, stir
  • 5
    toss the zucchini slices in just a touch of oil and then toss again in the dry grated parmesan cheese and lemon pepper seasoning
  • 6
    top the dish with the coated zucchini slices and transfer to oven
  • 7
    cook for 15-20 minutes, add the mozzarella and then place back in oven until cheese is melted.
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