Most comfort food dinners are packed with unhealthy fats, unnecessary calories and obscene levels of simple carbs…and flavour, lots of flavour. With this comforting Chicken and Green Bean Dinner, you are left with the abundance of flavour, while removing the unhealthy fats, unnecessary calories, and those pesky simple carbs. Win-win!


Enjoy this hearty, protein-rich comfort food dinner with a salad of dark leafy greens for the perfect fitness meal.

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What you need


Serves 6


1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 green or red bell pepper, chopped

1 yellow onion, chopped

0.68 kg boneless chicken thighs, or drum sticks

½ teaspoon sea salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

3 slices nitrate-free bacon, chopped

1 Tablespoon minced garlic

½ cup white wine optional

1 can of diced tomatoes about two cups

⅓ cup water

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon dried thyme

2 teaspoons hot sauce

0,22 kg of fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2.5 cm pieces




  1. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil, bell pepper and onion. Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Add the chicken to the skillet and generously season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until browned. Add the bacon and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the wine and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, water, bell pepper mixture, oregano, cumin, thyme and hot sauce. Bring to a boil.
  4. Add the green beans, reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Enjoy!




One serving equals 247 calories, 8g fat, 10g carbohydrate, 4g sugar, 327mg sodium, 4g fibre, and 29g protein