Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Angel Hair Marinara with Italian Chicken

Angel Hair Marinara with Italian Chicken
4 servings

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1/4 onion, chopped
1/4 green bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon dried basil, divided
1 teaspoon dried marjoram, divided
1 teaspoon dried oregano, divided
1 teaspoon dried parsley, divided
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
salt and pepper to taste
1 16 ounce can diced tomatoes, not drained
1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
1/4 cup green olives
2 chicken breasts, cut into strips
8 ounces angel hair pasta
1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup grated italian cheese blend

In a sauce pan, saute bell pepper and onion in 1/2 tablespoon olive oil until tender. Add 1/2 teaspoon each basil, marjoram, oregano, and parsley. A 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and olives. Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer. Meanwhile, in a skillet, fry chicken in 1/2 tablespoon olive oil. Season with remaining seasonings and salt and pepper to taste. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and top with marinara and chicken. Serve with cheeses and enjoy!