Chicken with Tomatoes and Olives
The health benefits of olives (and olive oil) come from the monounsaturated fats they contain. Olives are usually cured in a brine, salt, or olive oil, so if you must watch your salt intake, be careful how many you eat.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 2 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 cup onion, chopped
- 1 tsp. garlic, minced
- 1 cups chopped red bell pepper
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz. each)
- 2 cups cherry tomatoes
- 1 tsp. oregano
- 1 cup pitted kalamata olives
- Heat olive oil over medium heat in large skillet. Add onions, garlic, and peppers; sauté for about 5 minutes until onions are translucent. Add chicken pieces; cook for about 6 minutes each side until lightly brown.
- Add tomatoes and oregano. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Add olives; simmer an additional 10 minutes before serving.