MOZZARELLA-BASIL CHICKEN WITH ROASTED TOMATOES

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I found this recipe while thumbing through a magazine and I thought, if it's Italian it MUST be good! Recipe & photo: www.kraftrecipes.com


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 small
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
12 large
fresh basil leaves, divided
2 oz
mozzarella cheese, cut into 4 slices
4 large
oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
1/4 c
balsamic vinaigrette dressing, divided
2 1/4 c
grape tomatoes, halved

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make a cut in one long side of each chicken breast, being careful to not cut through to opposite side. Fill each pocket with 2 basil leaves and 1 each cheese slice and sun-dried tomato.
2
Place chicken on one side of a rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray; add tomatoes to other side of baking sheet. Brush chicken evenly with 1 Tbsp. dressing.
3
Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 30 minutes or until chicken is done.
4
Cut remaining basil leaves into thin slices. Top tomatoes with basil and remaining dressing; toss lightly. Serve chicken topped with tomato mixture.
5
NOTE: This is good served with hot cooked rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #cheesy, #herbs