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Basil Chicken And Tomatoes

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

No need to grab that jar of pre-made pasta sauce! This light and fresh sauce comes together in MINUTES from ingredients that you probably have right this minute! I've always been told that the key to great Italian food is fresh ingredients, made simply.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil
4
(3 oz ea) boneless chicken breast
1 medium
onion, halved and sliced
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
2 tsp
dried basil (or 1/4 cup fresh basil and no parsley)
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
(15 oz) stewed tomatoes
1/4 c
tomato paste
3 Tbsp
nonfat yogurt
1 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp
parmesan cheese
5 oz
yolk free noodles or fettuccini, cooked

How to Make Basil Chicken And Tomatoes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Drizzle oil over chicken in shallow casserole dish. Cover with onion, parsley, basil, and garlic.

    Microwave on high 6 - 8 minutes, stirring and rotating once.

    Let stand 5 minutes
  • 2Remove chicken to a plate.
    Stir remaining ingredients except noodles into onion mixture.

    Microwave 3 minutes.

    Remove 1/2 cup sauce, reserve
  • 3Add noodles to dish, stirring to coat.

    Top with chicken and reserved sauce.

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About Basil Chicken And Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy