One pot chicken dish

What’s the best kind of easy dinner?  A one pot meal!  The biggest buzz kill after a good meal is a sink full of dirty dishes, but this recipe is anything but that! The chicken, green beans, and cherry tomatoes all cook in the same pan.


[/recipe title="One pot chicken dish" Difficulty="easy" Serves="3-4"]

Ingredients 

  • 1 lb thin chicken breasts 
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3-4 handfuls of green beans, washed with ends trimmed
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Steps

  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken 3-4 minutes per side, until internal temperature has reached 165. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile combine salad dressing, balsamic vinegar, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper in a small bowl. 
  3. Add green beans and 1/2 cup water to pan, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer green beans until tender.
  4. Drain excess water, add chicken pieces and cherry tomatoes to pot. Cover with salad dressing mixture and toss to coat. [/recipe] 

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