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Grilled Basil Chicken and Tomatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 plum tomatoes, divided
3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Directions:
Directions:
Cut four tomatoes into quarters and place in a food processor. Add the vinegar, basil, oil, garlic and salt; cover and process until blended.
Pour 1/2 cup dressing into a small bowl; cover and refrigerate until serving. Pour remaining dressing into a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 1 hour.
Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Cut remaining tomatoes in half; grill for 2-3 minutes on each side or until tender. Serve with chicken and reserved dressing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nutrition Facts
One serving: 1 chicken breast half with 1 tomato and 2 tablespoons dressing Calories: 174 Fat: 5 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 63 mg Sodium: 179 mg Carbohydrate: 7 g Fiber: 1 g Protein: 24 g Diabetic Exchange: 3 very lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

I got this recipe from Taste of Home Healthy Cooking [plusnewsletter@email.tasteofhome.com] by Laura Lunardi of Exton, Pennsylvania

 

 

 

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