New Mexico Skillet
Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
All it takes is one skillet to deliver a wealth of Southwestern flavors right to your taste buds. The New Mexico Skillet is a one-pan meal filled with juicy chicken, melty cheese, and a hearty, tender, and savory vegetable medley. It tastes even better than it sounds, and it already sounds amazing! The New Mexico Skillet is well-suited to hectic weeknights since it only takes 30 minutes to make, so you can escape to the sunny Southwest whenever you want!
Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil.
Add the chicken and cook until it is no longer pink and reaches a temperature of 165 degrees F, about 5 minutes per side.
Transfer the chicken to a plate.
Add the garlic, onion, and bell pepper and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
Stir in the black beans and cook until warmed through.
Transfer the mixture to a bowl.
Reduce the heat to low.
Return the chicken to the skillet.
Top the chicken with cheddar.
Cover the skillet with a lid, heating until the cheddar melts.
Spoon the vegetable mixture over the chicken.
Garnish with parsley and serve!