This is a simple one-pot meal that gets a tangy kick from balsamic vinegar, which is a great flavour enhancer. Serve this alongside steamed vegetables and brown rice and you have a healthy balanced dinner with minimal preparation required.
Prep: 15 minutes Total: 30 minutes
|Yellow onion, thinly sliced||1 each||1 each|
|Red or green pepper||1 each||1 each|
|Garlic, minced||4 cloves||4 cloves|
|Chicken breast||4 each||4 each|
|Balsamic vinegar||½ cup||125 mL|
|Diced tomatoes*||1 can||15 oz|
*choose no-salt-added diced tomatoes
- Coat a large saucepan with oil on medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic.
- Sauté for approximately 3-5 minutes, until the onions and peppers begin to soften.
- Add the chicken and sauté for about 4 minutes on each side until brown.
- Add the balsamic vinegar and canned tomatoes. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and cook for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with optional black pepper and red pepper flakes to taste.
Makes 4 servings 1 serving = 1 chicken breast
Adapted from: Joy Bauer
Prepared By: Jennifer Broxterman, Registered Dietitian & Shannon Smith, BScH Foods & Nutrition student
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