Savory Braised Chicken with Vegetables Recipe
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Savory Braised Chicken with Vegetables Recipe

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This family favorite tastes much more complicated than it actually is!—Michelle Collins, Lake Orion, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • Sliced French bread baguette, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1 cup vegetable mixture (calculated without baguette): 247 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 703mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch, 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl. Dip chicken breasts in bread crumbs to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  2. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken in batches; cook 2-4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove chicken from pan.
  3. Add broth, tomato paste and seasonings to same pan; cook over medium-high heat, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Add vegetables and chicken; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 25-30 minutes or until vegetables are tender and a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°. If desired, serve with baguette. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Savory Braised Chicken with Vegetables in Taste of Home November 2013

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Cook_aholic 244990
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"I used yellow squash to hold up a little more than the zucchini but did add the veggies later as someone suggested. I really liked this recipe because it's so versatile. Had to cut down on the salt for my hubby so used broth and tomato paste with no-salt added and a salt substitute for the salt it calls for. Good easy recipe."

ejshellabarger 216287
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2014

"I served this with garlic mashed potatoes. Yum!"

jazz6661 153401
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2014

"This was wonderful. The chicken came out so juicy and the vegetables were wonderful. I made it exactly as stated and I wouldn't change a thing."

becky6319 121512
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2013

"Yum. This is a very tasty one pot meal. I dipped the chicken in milk before the bread crumbs. The next time I'll add the zucchini and mushrooms a little later in the process."

grannysnail 127883
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"Excellent flavors, however the carrots & zucchini turned mushy when cooked with chicken for 25-30 minutes. When I make it next time, I'll add them in later so they won't over-cook. Good healthy dish!"

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