Chicken and Peppers Italiano

Chicken and Peppers Italiano

Easy. Italian. Nutrient Dense. What more could you ask for?



3-5 red bell peppers (sliced as thin as possible)

2 C shredded cooked chicken

1 -2 onions (thinly sliced long)

3 zucchini- cubed 

1-2 C crushed tomatoes (or tomato paste/water)

Italian seasonings to taste (oregano, basil, parsley, garlic powder)

Generous sea salt and pepper

1/4 C homemade chicken stock (optional)

Raw cheese, romano cheese and fresh basil/parsley on top


  1. Simmer peppers, onions and S&P in animal fat for about 5 minutes. 

  2. Add zucchini and 1 C sauce, simmer until veggies are al dente.

  3. Add the seasoning; add chicken broth/tomato sauce if more liquid is needed.

  4. Serve hot with melting cheese on top and fresh basil.



*I have made this dish with cauliflower and cabbage before as well. It’s a versatile saute that is delicious with many different veggies!

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