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Chicken with Italian Sauce

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 cup yellow onions diced
  • 1 1/2 cups red bell pepper diced
  • 2 cups no salt added crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

Instructions

  • Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Preheat pan to medium-high heat; add olive oil and chicken.
  • Brown chicken on both sides; remove and set aside.
  • On medium heat add garlic, onion and peppers to pan; cook until softened and lightly browned.
  • Deglaze pan with chicken broth.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, dried oregano and basil; bring to a light simmer.
  • Add chicken; cover and simmer until chicken is tender, about 35-45 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs, basil, parsley, etc.