After reading all the comments, I decided that I should try this recipe with a few minor adjustments. Here they are:
First I sweated about 1/3 cup of onion in 2 tbs of olive oil.
After about 5 minutes I added two cloves of garlic, chopped fine.
After about 30 seconds (or until the garlic was aromatic) I added 1 lb of ground chicken. I then added a pinch of Italian Seasoning. I cooked on medium until the chicken was brown.
I then followed the recipe.
During the last 3 minutes of cooking I added a handful of cherry tomatoes, cut in half. I didn't use the peppers because my husband doesn't like them.
This turned out great. My husband and son asked for seconds.