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Wednesday, October 01 2014
Mediterranean Chicken Stew Recipe
  • 2    tablespoons   olive oil
  • 2      small bell peppers (red and yellow), cut into 1-inch-long thick strips
  • 1      medium onion, sliced
  • 1      garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2     recipe Quick-Roasted Chicken, including tomatoes, onion and reserved tomato juice, chicken shredded
  • 1    14 ounce can  diced tomatoes
  • 1    14 ounce can  chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2   cup   kalamata olives, pitted and quartered
  • 1/4   cup   chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus more for garnish
  • 1    cup   whole-wheat couscous, cooked according to package directions
  • 3 1/2   pounds   skinless, bone-in chicken breasts (4 to 6 breasts), fat trimmed
  • 1    28 ounce can  diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1      medium onion, sliced
  • 3    tablespoons   olive oil
  • 1 1/2   teaspoons   kosher salt
  • 1/2   teaspoon   fresh ground black pepper
In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened but not browned, 10 to 12 minutes. Add tomatoes, onion and reserved tomato juice (from Quick-Roasted Chicken) and diced tomatoes; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in chicken, chickpeas, olives and parsley. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes (if sauce is too thick, add up to 1/2 cup water); salt and pepper to taste. Serve over couscous and garnish with parsley, if desired.
Quick Roasted Chicken
Heat oven to 450 degrees F and place rack in center. Rinse chicken and pat dry. In a roasting pan, toss together chicken, tomatoes, onion and oil. Arrange chicken, bone side down, over tomatoes and onion; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast until chicken is almost cooked through, 30 to 35 minutes.
Heat broiler and place rack 6 inches from heat. Broil until chicken is browned and cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes.

nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 710, Fat, total (g) 20, chol. (mg) 75, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 91, fiber (g) 19, pro. (g) 46, sodium (mg) 1566, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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