Oven-Baked Chicken Cacciatore

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Easy Oven-Baked Chicken Cacciatore
Yields4 Servings
 1 lb Chicken Breast (cut into medium size pieces)
 8 cups Large Squash
 1 Sweet Onion (diced)
 1 Red Pepper (seeded and chopped)
 1 Zucchini (chopped)
 8 oz Portobello Mushrooms (sliced)
 24 oz Spaghetti Sauce
 2 tbsp Olive Oil
 ¼ cup Shaved Parmesan Cheese
1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2

Cut spaghetti squash in half length-wise, scoop out seeds and discard.

3

Place squash on a sprayed baking sheet (rind side up) and cook for 45-60 minutes or until done. You should be able to indent the rind with your finger.

4

Take a fork and gently pull apart the strands. Set aside.

5

Sauté garlic, onion, summer squash, zucchini, red pepper, and mushrooms in olive oil for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

6

Transfer vegetables into a baking dish.

7

Add chicken breast pieces and entire jar of sauce to baking dish.

8

Cover with foil and bake at 200 degrees for 3.5 hours. Chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

9

Sprinkle with shaved parmesan cheese.

10

For each serving, top 2 cups of spaghetti squash with an equal portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture.

Dairy-Free Modification
11

Omit parmesan cheese.

Ingredients

 1 lb Chicken Breast (cut into medium size pieces)
 8 cups Large Squash
 1 Sweet Onion (diced)
 1 Red Pepper (seeded and chopped)
 1 Zucchini (chopped)
 8 oz Portobello Mushrooms (sliced)
 24 oz Spaghetti Sauce
 2 tbsp Olive Oil
 ¼ cup Shaved Parmesan Cheese

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2

Cut spaghetti squash in half length-wise, scoop out seeds and discard.

3

Place squash on a sprayed baking sheet (rind side up) and cook for 45-60 minutes or until done. You should be able to indent the rind with your finger.

4

Take a fork and gently pull apart the strands. Set aside.

5

Sauté garlic, onion, summer squash, zucchini, red pepper, and mushrooms in olive oil for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

6

Transfer vegetables into a baking dish.

7

Add chicken breast pieces and entire jar of sauce to baking dish.

8

Cover with foil and bake at 200 degrees for 3.5 hours. Chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

9

Sprinkle with shaved parmesan cheese.

10

For each serving, top 2 cups of spaghetti squash with an equal portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture.

Dairy-Free Modification
11

Omit parmesan cheese.

Oven-Baked Chicken Cacciatore

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