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Easy Italian-Style Chicken


Easy Italian-Style Chicken

Easy Italian-Style Chicken

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

4 cups (6 ounces) wide egg noodles, uncooked
1 tablespoon olive oil
12 ounces boneless chicken, cut into cubes
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup chopped onion
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic
2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chunky-style diced tomatoes or pasta-ready diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (about 14 ounces) chicken broth
1-1/2 cups sliced button mushrooms
1/4 cup half-and-half or whipping cream

Preparation

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; sprinkle with paprika, thyme, salt and black pepper. Cook and stir 1 minute. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add tomatoes with juice, broth and mushrooms. Cover; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, covered, 2 minutes. Stir in half-and-half; cook 1 minute or until heated through.
  4. Drain noodles; transfer to 4 shallow serving bowls. Ladle chicken mixture over noodles.

Tip

Many supermarkets offer boneless chicken that has been sliced or cubed for stir-frying. Look for it when you need to save on preparation time.

Nutritional Information

Protein 29 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 47 g
Cholesterol 101 mg
Total Fat 11 g
Calories 399
Sodium 1443 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 2
Vegetable 4
Starch 2
Fat 1

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