Basil Chicken with Vegetables


Basil Chicken with Vegetables


  • 1 pound boneless chicken meat, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 red Bell pepper, chopped
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced zucchini or other summer squash
  • 8 oz fresh basil, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Heat oil in large skillet on high heat, and sprinkle salt and pepper on chicken. Cook chicken on one side. Add the vegetables and stir. When food is nearly cooked, push it to one side and add the garlic. After about 30 seconds, stir it all together and add the basil. Cook another 30-60 seconds and serve. Pesto (homemade or store-bought) can be substituted for the garlic and basil.