Kris Krajacic


We had a similar dish at an Italian restaurant called "Sizzilini". When trying to duplicate that dish, we found a recipe online called "Peperonata". So I mixed it up a bit adding the chicken and pasta to resemble the dish at the restaurant. As a side note - if you are looking for a lower calorie/carb meal, I substitute spaghetti squash for the pasta in mine. I just take my portion out prior to tossing with the pasta. Hope you enjoy!


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2 - 4
15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3/4
    lb. chicken cut into strips
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2
    each red, yellow, orange, green bell pepper
  • 1
    large onion
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 c
    basil, dried
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • ·
    spaghetti noodles; amount optional. i used approximately 1/4 of a box.

How to Make Peperonata


  1. Cook spaghetti per box directions or to your liking.
    Heat oil in large sauté pan on medium high heat. Add chicken strips and cook for about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add onions and sauté for another 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with salt.
  3. Add the peppers and stir well to combine with the onions. Saute for another 4-5 minutes, stirring often. Peppers should be al dente - cooked, but with a little crunch left in them.
  4. Add garlic, sugar, oregano, basil and diced tomatoes. Heat through, salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Toss with cooked spaghetti.

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About Peperonata

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

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