Thursday, November 12, 2015

Easy Chicken Cacciatore

Every now and then, I just crave Italian food but I don't want to have to go out in the cold and the snow to enjoy an old favorite. This version of Chicken Cacciatore is so easy to make, it comes together easily in under an hour and it is full of flavor. It easy to change it a bit based on what you have. I have used frozen peppers before and I usually leave out the onion entirely because they aren't my husband's favorites, anyway you make it. It is simply delicious! 

You will need: 

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 package of Penne pasta
  • 1 jar of spaghetti sauce
  • olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 yellow onion 
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3/4 C. flour
  • 4 slices of provolone cheese

Cut the peppers and the onions into long strips. Finely mince the garlic and saute the vegetables with the garlic in olive oil, until the peppers just start to black. Remove from the pan and set aside. Coat the chicken breast in flour and saute until the outside of the chicken turns a light brown on both sides. Return the vegetables to the pan with the chicken and pour sauce over everything. Flip the chicken so that there is sauce under neath it as well.

Cover the pan with the lid and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked completely through. During the last few minutes of cooking place a slice of cheese over each chicken breast and let it melt over the chicken.

Serve over Penne Pasta that is cooked according to the package direction, adding both chicken, vegetables and sauce to the plate.

What is your favorite home cooked Italian meal?
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ana de jesus said...

You always have great recipes!

Logan Cantrell said...

I love pasta, so this is right up my alley! Yum!

Cynthia said...

This looks so incredible. I cant wait to try your recipe. THank you for sharing

Laura - Eye Candy Creative Studio said...

YUM! Chicken dished are my favorite!

tiarastantrums said...

This looks delicious and sounds super easy to make. I like easy as i am always so busy!

Beth@FrugalFroggie said...

I haven't made Cacciatore before. Sounds wonderful!!

Jen K said...

My husband loves Italian food. I have a few favorites. Tonight I'm making chicken Alfredo.

Ourfamilyworld said...

That looks so good! I can't wait to try your recipe.

yanique said...

I've never had chicken caccitore before but it sure looks good! Pinned for later :-)

Janet Krugel said...

This looks delicious. I don't think I've ever had chicken cacciatore before.

Yona Williams said...

I've never made Chicken Cacciatore before, but it looks really good. Provolone cheese is one of my favorites. I make lasagna a lot, including on Thanksgiving and's like a pre-meal family tradition.

Denea Duran said...

Looks amazing! I will be making this soon! Yum

Made In a Day said...

Looks great and sounds easy! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on my Fav Recipe Board! Have a great week!