Free Shipping on 3 TasteBooks or more Take 10% off TasteBooks using HOLIDAY2014.

Welcome to the new TasteBook recipe beta page. Learn what's new Not quite ready to change just yet? Classic view

Chicken with Puttanesca Sauce


South Beach Diet Phase 2

Rate this

Serves 4
total time:
30 min

Save this recipe 1
Save this recipe 1
Serves 4
total time:
30 min


  • 4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 large boneless, skinless, thin-sliced chicken breast cutlets (4-oz each)
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 6 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (28 oz) plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 c. kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 2 Tbs capers, drained
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. chopped fresh basil
  • 8 ounces whole-wheat pasta
Save a shopping List


  • 1

    Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Warm 2 tsp of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Season cutlets with salt and pepper; add to hot pan and cook 2 minutes, until browned. Flip; cook 20 seconds. Transfer cutlets to a baking sheet; cove with foil and place in oven to keep warm.

  • 2

    Add remaining 2 tsp of oil to the same skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 10 seconds, stirring. Add tomatoes, olives, capers, and pepper flakes and bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes, until slightly thickened, stirring to break up tomatoes. Stir in lemon juice and basil.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Toss with tomato sauce; serve with cutlets.

Recipe Notes

Edit note

Nutritional Information: 496 calories 13 g fat (2 g sat) 74 mg cholesterol 57 g carbohydrates 38 g protein 11 g fiber 1003 mg sodium

Ratings & Reviews

Click to rate this recipe

Powered By ZergNet

Around the Web

We want to know what you think
about the new recipe page design

Give your feedback
create a cookbook

Learn about creating your own custom cookbook

Create a cookbook

More recipes by this author

See more recipes

Follow TasteBook

Receive our weekly featured recipe and the
best of the TasteBook blog right to your inbox.