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Braised Chicken and Sausages with Tomatoes















Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 ¾ pounds hot italian sausages
or sweet
3 medium onions
3 medium sweet red bell peppers
or green, cut into strips
3 cloves garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 pounds chicken breasts
skinless, boneless, cut into quarters
1 cup red wine
1 can tomatoes
28oz crushed
¼ cup parsley leaves
finely chopped
2 tablespoons basil
finely chopped
2 teaspoons oregano
finely chopped
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 cup olives
ripe, sliced


In 8-quart Dutch oven over medium heat, brown sausages.

Drain and cool sausages, reserving pan drippings.

Slice into 1- inch diagonal pieces; place in a large bowl.

Drain all but 1 tablespoon of drippings from pan.

To drippings, add onion; cook over medium heat 5 minutes.

Increase heat slightly. Add red pepper: cook for 5 minutes.

Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Remove to bowl with sausage.

Warm oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken in batches so pan is not crowded.

Cook 5 minutes per batch, or until browned on all sides.

Add to bowl with sausage.

Add wine to pan, stirring to scrape up brown bits.

Add tomatoes, parsley, basil, oregano, salt and black pepper.

Cover; bring to a boil. Stir in chicken and sausage mixture.

Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 25 minutes, or until chicken is just cooked.

Add olives (if desired) during the last few minutes.

Dinner Plan: Remove ⅔ of stew to 2 separate microwave-proof containers; cool, then freeze for later use.

Serve remaining stew.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 566g (20.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 105846% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 54g 83%
Saturated Fat 17g 83%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 333mg 111%
Sodium 2026mg 84%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 242g
Vitamin A 46% Vitamin C 142%
Calcium 11% Iron 33%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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