Roasted Red Pepper Chicken

Roasted Red Pepper Chicken

This meal is ready to go in less than 30 minutes. It's perfect with your favorite whole grain pasta, or serve it up with a twist and use spiral sliced zucchini noodles!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 288 kcal


  • 1 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp light butter
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 15 oz jar roasted red peppers (canned in water, drained and chopped)
  • 1 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 4 oz fat free cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves (chopped)


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Sear the chicken for 5 minutes (on each side) in the skillet, then remove and keep warm.

  3. Add the garlic and onions to the skillet and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the peppers and saute for an additional 2 minutes.
  5. Add the broth, cream cheese and crushed red peppers.
  6. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the cream cheese is melted and the sauce is thickened.
  7. Stir in the basil.
  8. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  9. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Slice the chicken and serve topped with the red pepper sauce.

Recipe Notes

*Alternative Method: Combine all ingredients except basil in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Stir in the basil about 20 minutes before serving. Serve hot.

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 3 oz chicken with 3 oz red pepper sauce

Each serving = 2 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value

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Nutrition Facts
Roasted Red Pepper Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 288 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 570mg 24%
Potassium 656mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 6.2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Sugars 3.7g
Protein 28.5g 57%
Calcium 3%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.