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Nutrition Facts

Calories 500
  Calories from Fat 140 (28%)
(24%)Total Fat 15g
(16%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(28%)Cholesterol 86mg
(20%)Sodium 486mg
(14%)Potassium 502mg
Total Carbohydrate 48g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(74%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Chicken Cacciatore


  • Spice Blend2 Tbs dried Italian herb seasoning, crumbled between the fingers

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • Sauce3 Tbs olive oil

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)

  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 1 (8-counce) package sliced mushrooms (about 2 1/2 cups)

  • 1 Tbs jarred minced garlic

  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes in puree

  • 1/2 cup fat-free less-sodium chicken broth

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 rotisserie chicken, cut into serving pieces

  • Pasta12 oz spaghetti, cooked according to package directions and kept warm

This satisfying, feel-good meal takes very little effort. Serve after a long day when you want a bit of cozy comfort on your plate.


  • Make the spice blend: Stir the ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Make the sauce: Lightly coat a Dutch oven with nonstick cooking spray. Add the oil and warm over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and mushrooms. Cook, stirring frequently, until the onion is clear and the pepper is soft, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic spice blend, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the tomatoes, broth, wine, and bay leaves. Stir well and bring to a simmer, stirring frequently. Add the chicken, turn the heat to medium-low, and simmer, covered, until the mixture thickens and is heated through, about 15 minutes. Stir occasionally. Remove the bay leaves. Spoon the sauce over the spaghetti, place the chicken pieces on top, and serve immediately.

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