Chicken With Zucchini In Tomato Sauce

Chicken With Zucchini In Tomato Sauce

Zucchini is one of those vegetables that doesn't enter our kitchen often. It is a healthy food choice and so it should be a regular item on our family menu. I just had not given much thought on how to prepare this vegetable into a dish that my whole family could enjoy.
With the help of my hubby we came up with the following recipe.

This is a quick and easy recipe. It is a healthy food choice. Ingredients are natural and inexpensive. This does not take up much time to make and clean up is a breeze. 
The best part! Everyone loves it! I am happy to say that we will be welcoming zucchini in our home more than ever before! 

Servings: 4


2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion diced
4 medium tomatoes chopped
10-12 small zucchini sliced (1.5 cm rounds)
1/2 whole chicken cut into pieces
salt to taste 
pepper to taste
2 cups water


1. On medium heat, add oil to large saucepan. Once heated add onions and cook until yellow.
2. Add chopped tomatoes. Add in salt and pepper. Stir well. Lower heat and simmer until a paste is formed.
3. Increase to medium heat and add chicken pieces. Stir often until chicken has started to cook.
4. Reduce heat. Add zucchini. Cover and let cook until zucchini is ready.
5. Add two cups of water and stir well. Replace lid and simmer for five minutes.

Serve with pita bread.

Enjoy :)

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6 February 2014 at 07:04 delete

I like that you've added the zucchini to make this a dish with added veggies

6 February 2014 at 21:05 delete

That looks so good. I love zucchini.

Michelle F.

7 February 2014 at 02:19 delete

I've never thought about serving zucchini this way! I have to give it a try :)

7 February 2014 at 11:14 delete

Nom! That looks so good. Not to mention easy!

20 February 2014 at 06:35 delete

This is one of my family's favorite meals. We've been able to change it up to and sometimes I throw in leftover veggies so they don't go bad.

25 June 2016 at 07:45 delete

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