This simple one-dish meal is great reheated the next day for lunch.
1 pound chicken breast tenders
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/3 cups sliced onion
1 cup green bell pepper strips
1/2 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1 (15 1/2-ounce) can chickpeas, drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained
Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (optional)
How to Make It
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Add onion and bell pepper; sauté 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Add garlic, chickpeas, and tomatoes; cover and cook 8 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with parsley leaves, if desired.
I've made this dish many times, it's in my regular rotation. The only changes I made are the addition of 1 t. Italian seasoning while browning the chicken, and 1 cup cooked mini pasta shells to make it a complete meal. I serve with a green salad on the side, simple and delicious comfort food!
Okay, so this recipe was five stars after I read the reviews and made some changes. First I find salt and pepper alone on chicken bland, so I diced up boneless, skinless chicken breasts and sprinkled Montreal Chicken Seasoning on it. I cooked it with the garlic and a diced up spicy pepper. After adding the pepper and onion and then the beans and tomatoes I added some crushed red pepper and extra basil.
This recipe was ok. It was good for what it was, but not too much flavor and I probably will not keep the recipe. If I were going to make it again, I'd probably do the following: use a yellow bell pepper instead of green, serve over something (couscous?) and probably finish off with some salt & pepper. I served with pineapple.
I was pleasantly surprised by this recipe. I would definitely make this again! I used fresh minced garlic about 3 cloves, and I added this at the same time as the onions and peppers. I think the other trick to the flavor here is the diced tomatoes. Make sure to purchase a good quality brand and definitely make sure to get the basil, garlic, and oregano can. The plain would not do the recipe justice. I served with a small baked potato. A small side salad and garlic bread would also be an excellent pairing. This is great for a quick, easy, and tasty weeknight meal!
This was good, just not outstanding. Seemed to lack some spices. Of course, chickpeas are garbanza beans which I discovered. Will try to spice up the leftovers so see what happens. Lots of other recipes to try, don't think I will bother again.
Delicious...and very filling. I wasn't sure my husband would go for it, but he loved it. It may have helped that I kicked it up with a 1/4 tsp. of crushed red pepper, but we just like a little zip. Very easy weeknight meal. Looking forward to the leftovers for lunch tomorrow.
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