One pot chicken & veggie casserole

I love "chuck it all in a pan" kind of dinners & this hearty casserole is just that! Super easy, filling & so delicious! In our home we love salad with just about every meal but warm crusty bread would be a perfect partner for this yummy dish too!

Ingredients - 

2 diced chicken breasts

3 chicken sausages, cut into 2 inch pieces

1 handful green beans

1 handful button mushrooms

1 courgette

2 tins tinned plum tomatoes 

1/2 tin lentils (optional)

1 diced onion

2 crushed garlic cloves

3 tbsp paprika

2 tbsp cayenne pepper

1 tbsp dried basil 

1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes 

salt & pepper to taste

olive oil

Preparation Method -

Prep time - 10 mins

Cook time - 40 mins

Serves -

Method- 

1.) To a large pan add 2 generous plugs of oil, place on a medium heat. Add all the chopped veggies, optional lentils, herbs & spices 

2.) Allow the veggies to fry for 5 mins then add the diced chicken & sausages. Cook on a medium heat for a further 5 mins or until the chicken is a golden brown colour

3.) Add the tinned tomatoes & lower the heat. Cook for a further 25 mins stirring occasionally

4. ) Once cooked add salt & pepper to taste. Serve with fluffy white rice or warm crusty bread

5.) Enjoy ; )