Chicken CacciatoreTender bites of chicken in a hearty, thick, flavorful sauce served over hot cooked noodles or rice will make short work of satisfying your family’s dinnertime hunger. And it only takes a matter of minutes to have this taste tantalizing dinner ready for the table!

2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 tablespoon butter
2 (14-1/2 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 (6.5 ounce) can mushroom stems & pieces
1 cup white cooking wine
1 teaspoon oregano
Hot cooked egg noodles or white rice
Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Combine the flour, salt and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken a few pieces at a time and shake to coat.

2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the chicken in the oil in small batches; transfer to a Dutch oven.

3. In a small skillet, cook the onion, garlic and green bell pepper in the butter until vegetables are tender; add to the meat in Dutch oven. Stir in the diced tomatoes, mushrooms, white cooking wine and oregano; cover and simmer over medium-low heat for 30 to 40 minutes. Serve over hot cooked noodles or white rice; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Emily

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