ITALIAN STYLE CHICKEN & PEPPERS

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I love everything about this recipe--except I think I would be tempted to add a clove or two of minced garlic and possibly some diced onion. And I would sprinkle liberally with Parmesan cheese before serving.
Recipe & photo: tasteofhome.com
09-03-14

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    meatless pasta sauce
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    green pepper, chopped fine
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 4 slice
    part-skim mozzarella cheese

How to Make ITALIAN STYLE CHICKEN & PEPPERS

Step-by-Step

  1. Place pasta sauce in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave, covered, on high for 3-4 minutes or until hot, stirring halfway.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add green pepper; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in cream cheese.
  3. Arrange chicken in a greased 13x9" baking dish; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spoon pepper mixture onto chicken. Pour warmed sauce over top. Place cheese over sauce.
  4. Bake, covered, in a preheated 425º oven for 23-30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165º.

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About ITALIAN STYLE CHICKEN & PEPPERS

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian



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