Chicken breasts are quick-braised in an Italian-seasoned tomato and white wine sauce with fresh asparagus.
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 3/4 cups (14.5-ounce can) recipe-ready diced tomatoes, undrained (1 3/4 cups)
1 cup chicken broth or dry white wine
1 (6-ounce) can Italian tomato paste (2/3 cup)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley, crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 pound fresh asparagus, stemmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Push chicken to side of skillet.
- Add tomatoes with juice, broth, tomato paste, parsley, and salt to skillet; stir. Add asparagus; spoon sauce over chicken and asparagus. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
Makes 6 servings.