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Easy Chicken Cacciatore

Easy Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken simmered in a flavorful tomato sauce with vegetables and olives, perfect served over zucchini noodles!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken cacciatore
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 218 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken tenders or thin cut chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil divided use
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 green bell pepper cored, seeded and diced
  • 1 ½ cups mushrooms sliced
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives halved
  • 1 ½ cups marinara sauce
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the green bell pepper and mushrooms to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Remove the vegetables from the pan; place on a plate and cover to keep warm.
  4. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons of olive oil to the pan.
  5. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste and place in the pan. Cook for 5-6 minutes per side or until browned and cooked through.
  6. Add the vegetables back to the pan, along with the marinara sauce and olive.
  7. Simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce is heated through.
  8. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Cacciatore
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 792mg 33%
Potassium 919mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 15.1%
Vitamin C 42.6%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 10.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.