Photo: Allana Mortell
Given the hectic schedules of most people these days, oftentimes planning a home-cooked meal isn’t always at the forefront. There’s the list making, the grocery shopping, and then, after a long day at the office, the hours spent slaving away in the kitchen, when all you really want to do is order Chinese take-out and put your feet up. That is, until the one-pot wonder came along. The idea that throwing in four or five ingredients into a single space over time could eventually form a completed meal is seemingly brilliant. The one-pot or one-pan meal works even better when ingredients are used whose flavors are complementary to one another. Enter, chicken and peppers.
Historically and still to this day, it’s always been sausage and peppers. Those two go together like milk and cookies – it just works. However, given a few additions and one major substitution, the original Italian staple is getting a makeover. Chicken, peppers, potatoes and balsamic vinegar when combined in one very hot pan, stewed over a flame, ultimately come together to form a comfort-filled, soul-warming dish. Throw in some fresh herbsÂ and you are left with a dish that was not only simple to create, but full of flavor and low in fat as well. Read More