Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breasts
 
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A tender, grilled chicken breast stuffed with tomatoes, basil and cheese and topped with a balsamic glaze and fresh basil.
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 lbs. chicken breast, skinless, boneless
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes, sliced thin or 1 plum tomato, sliced thin
  • 5 basil leaves, diced small
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded,divided
  • ¼ cup balsamic dressing (your favorite)
  • Optional Balsamic Glaze
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill to medium low heat
  2. Butter fly your chicken, by cutting it horizontally. Do not cut all the way through. Sprinkle the inside of the chicken with pepper. Evenly top the the chicken with tomatoes, basil and cheese and fold over the chicken to close it. It should look like the chicken breast before you cut it.
  3. Brush one side of the chicken with balsamic dressing and place the balsamic dressing side down on the grill. Brush more balsamic dressing over top of chicken. Cook for about 7 minutes. Flip the chicken and brush on remaining balsamic dressing and cook until no longer pink; about 5 minutes more.
  4. Place chicken on a plate and top with balsamic glaze and fresh basil; if desired.
  5. Serve with rice, pasta, side salad or vegetables of your choice
Notes
Calories: 162, Fat: 3.5, Cholesterol: 70, Sodium: 255, Potassium: 102, Carbs: 4.7, Fiber: 1, Sugar: 3.6, Protein: 29
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 oz piece of chicken
Recipe by PB + P Design at https://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2014/04/13/caprese-stuffed-chicken-breasts-sundaysupper/