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Eggplant chicken dinner in a pan.
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Easy One-Pan Eggplant Chicken Dinner [VIDEO]

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Lexi


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 medium-sized eggplant cubed
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts diced
  • 1 15 oz. can organic diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 3 cups fresh organic spinach
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil


  •  Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add garlic, onion and eggplant and let cook for 5 minutes, stirring often until onions are translucent and eggplant is beginning to soften.
  • Add chicken and let cook until no longer pink on the outside, about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and spices and let simmer until chicken is cooked through and the sauce has slightly thickened, about 7-10 minutes.
  • Add in fresh spinach, mix and let cook until spinach wilts.
  • Garnish with fresh basil and season to taste.


Vegan? Simply sub out chicken for zucchini and other veggies of choice!
Photos updated April, 2017.


Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 600mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g