Low carb Italian Chicken is low Carb, gluten free and delicious on its own or serve over low carb pasta, zoodles or cauliflower rice.
Our family has enjoyed Low Carb Italian Chicken for many years. The bite sized pieces of chicken cook up nice and quickly so it makes getting dinner on the table easy.
Using jarred sauce makes it very simple. Rao’s is a favorite low carb store bought sauce. I also often use my homemade low carb Freezer Spaghetti or Pizza Sauce. When it is ready to go in the freezer, it is even easier than store bought!
My big Presto electric skillet makes it even easier with plenty of room to cook and ease of washing. I make the chicken and sauce with pasta on the side for those who aren’t low carb. It is delicious even without the pasta. When I add mozzarella or parmesan cheese, I do not even miss the pasta. Really, I don’t!
Low Carb Italian Chicken would also be delicious served over Palmini Linguini, zoodles or even cauliflower rice.
2 pounds chicken breasts
1 large bell pepper
1 Tbsp minced garlic cloves
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
2 (4 oz) cans mushrooms, drained
2 ½ cups your choice of pasta sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese; or more—to taste
If serving with low carb pasta, zoodles or cauliflower rice; cook according to directions.
Cut chicken into bite sized pieces and cook chicken, peppers, onions and garlic in oil until done. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Add the mushrooms and sauce and heat through.
Pour over low carb pasta, etc. if desired or serve.
Sprinkle with cheese.
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- 2 pounds chicken breasts
- 1 large bell pepper
- 1 onion
- 1 Tbsp minced garlic cloves
- 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 (4 oz) cans mushrooms, drained
- 2 ½ cups pasta sauce
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese; or more—to taste
- If using low carb pasta, zoodles, or cauliflower rice, cook according to directions.
- Cut chicken into bite sized pieces and cook chicken, peppers, onions and garlic in oil until done. Add salt and pepper to taste.
- Add the mushroom and sauce and heat through.
- Pour over low carb pasta, etc if desired or serve.
- Sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition InformationYield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 302Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 105mgSodium 556mgCarbohydrates 10gNet Carbohydrates 8gFiber 2gSugar 5gProtein 39g
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