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One Pot Chicken Dinner

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Naked trees, rain and wind—when I think of autumn, today’s weather is not the ideal picture I imagine. Bright colored leaves that crunch in the nicest way is more to my liking. It will be snowing before we know it! Guess it’s natural to start thinking about the upcoming holidays. One of my friends already has all of her Christmas shopping finished—I can’t even imagine that!

One Pot Dinner Ideas

When I think back on holiday traditions from my childhood, one of the constants is food. Right after Thanksgiving, when we were all turkeyed out, we enjoyed a pasta dish with lots of sauce and cheese. And we always had the same meal on the day we decorated our Christmas tree. It was also on the menu shortly after Christmas. Now I recognize why: after all of that special holiday cooking and busy-ness, no one wanted to spend more hours in the kitchen. I so get that now!


Since I’m the mom in the kitchen these days, I’m always on the look-out for full-flavored comfort meals that don’t take forever to fix—holiday or not! With Mike’s changing work schedule, he doesn’t always get to have dinner with Sam and me. We like to make the most of family meal time when he is home—but I’m busy too. Dinner needs to be a quick-to-make, healthy meal that satisfies so we have more time to linger over the food and family conversation. I want special family time to be one of the childhood traditions Sam remembers when he is grown.

One Pot Dinner Ingredients

This one pot chicken dish totally satisfies and it only takes minutes to fix when you use Ragu®Pasta Sauces and rotisserie chicken. Ragu® boasts more than a full serving of veggies in every half-cup of their delicious pasta sauce and there are no artificial flavors or colors or high fructose corn syrup. It’s a pantry staple you can feel good about serving your family—whether it’s an everyday meal or a special holiday season meal. Celebrate your family with the magic in mealtime and Ragu®.

One Pot Chicken Dinner


  • Slice and rinse peppers
  • Add to pan with 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Mince 1 clove garlic, add to pan
  • Dice 1 chicken breast (I used rotisserie chicken)
  • Add Ragu®
  • Cook until completely heated

Optional: serve over rice or pasta

One Pot Chicken Dinner Idea

You can buy Ragu® Pasta Sauces at Kroger—make some magic happen with your own family!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Ragu® . The opinions and text are all mine.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.