Roasted Red Pepper Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
A sweet twist on a marinara sauce for your pasta. Instead of tomatoes, we’re making a roasted red pepper based sauce...that is savory, with a touch of sweet. It’s great when served over rice or pasta!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 - 12 oz jar(s) roasted peppers
  • 1 - 8 oz can(s) tomato sauce
  • 1 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 - cup(s) heavy cream
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - feta cheese crumbles**
  • Garnish: - chopped basil**
  • Side: - pasta**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Lightly pound the chicken breasts to flatten them.
  2. In a blender or food processor, blend the roasted bell peppers and the oil from the jar with the tomato sauce and Italian seasoning.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and saute both sides of the chicken for 2 minutes, then pour the roasted red pepper sauce over the top. Let simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, or until chicken has cooked through. Swirl in the heavy cream and bring to bubbling. Garnish with Feta crumbles and fresh chopped basil.
  4. Cook the pasta, as directed.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Roasted Red Pepper Chicken over pasta.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans of tomato sauce.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • Half of the prepared roasted bell pepper sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to skillet and simmering until the chicken is cooked through.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when omit the Feta crumble topping.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides and gluten-free pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Roasted Red Pepper Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and simmer the chicken and sauce for about 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Garnish with Feta crumbles and fresh chopped basil.
Serve over pasta.