Jul 12, 2014

Chicken & Peppers

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Any time I can cook dinner all in one pan – in 30 minutes – it’s a good day. And it leaves me more time to make dessert! This is one of my go-to healthy meals because it’s quick and uses just a few ingredients. Nutritionally, it’s a superstar with all these colored peppers.  Brightly colored vegetables each have their own set of antioxidants. For instance, a red pepper has more vitamin C than an orange. Yellow and orange peppers support lung and eye health while green ones fight asthma. But all peppers help protect against many degenerative diseases so I try to include all the colors in my cooking.

This recipe was in my cookbook but I’ve simplified it (like I’m doing most of the recipes there) because my goal is to motivate more people to cook at home, so if I can make a recipe easier, faster, and healthier, my work is done. I wish I liked brown rice better but it’s still a struggle for me so I use Uncle Ben’s converted rice here. But you can use brown rice if you like and just cook it an additional 25 minutes.

Does anybody think this would also work with shrimp?  Click here for the recipe. – Jenny Jones

3 Comments on "Chicken & Peppers"

  1. RICH WILLIAMS

    AS YOU MENTIONED, THIS IS AN ALL-STAR MEAL AND I AM STANDING UP FOR ALL THE POOR FOLKS OUT HERE AND PROTEST VEHEMENTLY
    THAT YOU ARE DROPPING THIS TREMENDOUSLY WONDERFUL TASTING RECIPE FROM YOUR BOOK…. WHAT A TRAGEDY…THIS IS LIKE TAKING BLUE OUT OF BLUE CROSS…

    • Jenny

      I am not dropping this recipe from either my free cookbook or this online collection of recipes. As you can see it is still here and if you download my free book it’s in there too.

  2. sue

    That looks amazing!! And I could definitely see this with shrimp.

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