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Chicken Marinara

 Chicken Marinara
Garlic and basil flavor the tomato sauce that coats this tender Chicken Marinara. A friend gave me this skillet recipe several years ago. It's easy to make using pre-sliced mushrooms, commercial pasta sauce and quick-cooking pasta. —Kathleen Williams, St Albans, West Virginia
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine or chicken broth
  • Hot cooked angel hair pasta or spaghetti

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken
  • over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a meat
  • thermometer reads 170°; remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute the mushrooms, garlic, basil and Italian
  • seasoning until mushrooms are tender. Stir in spaghetti sauce and
  • wine. Add chicken; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until heated
  • through. Serve with pasta. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts:< 1 serving (calculated without pasta) equals 241 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 930 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 27 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.