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Chicken Pizza Packets Recipe

Chicken Pizza Packets Recipe

Basil, garlic, pepperoni and mozzarella give plenty of pizza flavor to chicken, green pepper, zucchini and cherry tomatoes in these individual foil dinners. This speedy grilled supper is a tasty way to get little ones to eat their veggies. —Amber Zurbrugg Alliance, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 16 pepperoni slices
  • 1 small green pepper, julienned
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Coat four pieces of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square) with cooking spray. Place a quarter of the chicken mixture in the center of each piece. Fold foil round mixture and seal tightly.
  • 2. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat for 15-18 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 3. Carefully open each packet. Sprinkle with tomatoes and cheeses. Seal loosely; grill 2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 322 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 590 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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