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Chicken Bruschetta Sandwiches Recipe

Chicken Bruschetta Sandwiches Recipe

Regular bruschetta can be delightful, but rarely makes a meal. This appetizer- inspired sandwich, on the other hand, is beautiful and also pleasantly filling. —Bette E. Giles, Dedham, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3/4 cup Italian salad dressing, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 4 slices Italian bread (1 inch thick), toasted
  • 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, basil, onion and 1/2 cup dressing; set aside. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness.
  • 2. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear, basting occasionally with remaining dressing. Layer each slice of toast with a chicken breast, cheese slice and tomato mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 517 calories, 27 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 1,233 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.