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Chicken parmesan stuffed peppers with pasta
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Healthy Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Peppers

Course Main Course
Keyword Chicken Parmesan, Italian, Stuffed Peppers
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 4 peppers
  • 2 chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 2/3 cup mozarella
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 onion chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp parmesan grated
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup tomato sauce try our take on Marcella Hazan's tomato sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • Saute chicken with salt and pepper, once cooked and has reached an internal temperature of 160°, let cool a few minutes and shred chicken
  • Cut the tops off of the peppers and save tops off to the side
  • Chop onion and remaining pepper off the tops
  • Over medium heat add chicken broth to a saute pan and bring to simmer
  • Add onion and pepper, cook 3-5 minutes or until onion starts to loose color
  • Add shredded chicken to pan and simmer 3-5 more minutes until flavors cook together
  • Add red pepper flakes, a pinch of parsley, 1/2 mozzarella, parmesan, sauce (save a little for when it's ready to serve)
  • Stuff peppers with chicken mixture and coat with mozzarella
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes
  • Remove from oven, garnish with parsley, parmesan, and serve over your favorite pasta