Italian Chicken Packages

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Lynn Zak

By
@zakette

Remember "hobo packs" from your growing up years? This is the same idea, only with chicken instead of hamburger meat, and the basil and olive oil give these packs a distinctive Italian flair!

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★★★★☆ 13 votes
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Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
These have a terrific flavor and make for a wonderful presentation. Try them at your next dinner party for something a little bit different.

[Read more about this recipe in Janet's Notebook!]

Ingredients

olive oil, extra virgin
6
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2 c
mozzarella cheese
3 c
zucchini, sliced
6
tomatoes, sliced
fresh basil
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Italian Chicken Packages

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut six pieces of foil large enough for one chicken breast and vegetables. Brush foil with olive oil. Set aside.
  • 2Divide vegetables evenly between pieces of foil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Chop basil and scatter on top of vegetables.
  • 3With sharp knife cut the chicken breast at regular intervals. Place a slice of mozzarella cheese in each cut of chicken.
  • 4Wrap the foil to close the chicken and vegetables tucking in the ends. Place on a cookie sheet and bake in a 400 oven for 30 minutes.
  • 5To serve unwrap package and accompany with wild rice.

Printable Recipe Card

About Italian Chicken Packages

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy