Poached Chicken with Vegetables

This simple weeknight meal has an assortment of veggies to bring a cornucopia of nutrients, including vitamins A, B, C and E, calcium, fiber, iron and potassium. Fresh herbs and spices further bring out the flavor.

  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 med Onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 14.5-oz cans Whole tomatoes
  • 4 Chicken breasts, skinless
  • 1/2 cup Broccoli, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 Fresh bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs Fresh thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1. In a medium pan over medium heat, add the oil and sauté the onions until translucent.

2. Add the tomatoes to the pan and squash them to form liquid. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer.

3. Add the chicken breasts, broccoli, red and yellow bell peppers, mushrooms, bay leaves and thyme. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Cook until the chicken is cooked through, 8 to 15 minutes depending on thickness.

Serves 4 | Time to Table 35 mins