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Favorite Skillet Dinner

 Favorite Skillet Dinner
This has been a family favorite for years. So when our children completed college and moved out on their own, this recipe went with them.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 medium potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 celery ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen green beans
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large skillet, brown chicken over medium heat in oil and butter
  • for 5-6 minutes on each side. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring
  • to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until
  • chicken juices run clear. Discard bay leaf. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts:Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with margarine and low-sodium chicken broth and without added salt) equals 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 starch; also, 260 calories, 111 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 18 gm carbohydrate, 30 gm protein, 8 gm fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Favorite Skillet Dinner (continued)

Wine (continued)
full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.