10 June 2024
Italian-Style Casserole

Italian-Style Casserole

La Bella Vita Italian-Style Baked Casserole

Italian-Style Casserole with Chicken Breast, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Olives, and Garlic, is a homage to traditional Tuscan cuisine. The tender chicken, coupled with the earthy cabbage, tangy tomatoes, and briny olives, creates a medley of flavors that’s truly unforgettable. A layer of melted mozzarella and Parmesan cheese adds an indulgent richness to the dish, while the aromatic garlic and herbs provide a fragrant backdrop.

This casserole transports you to the rolling hills and picturesque vineyards of Tuscany. As you take a bite, imagine sitting in a rustic Italian farmhouse, surrounded by the aroma of fresh herbs, ripe toma

Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup black olives, pitted
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add chicken pieces to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked through.
  4. Add chopped cabbage to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes, until softened.
  5. Add cherry tomatoes, black olives, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish. Sprinkle mozzarella and Parmesan cheese on top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 55 minutes

Kcal: 425 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

toes, and cheese melting in the oven. This dish is perfect for a family dinner or a gathering with friends, where the warmth of the meal is only matched by the warmth of the company.

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