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Tomato-Topped Chicken

Tomato slices and basil give garden-fresh flavor to this moist, tender chicken from Ruth Andrewson of Leavenworth, Washington. "I keep a resealable bag of individually frozen chicken breasts in my freezer, so it's easy to take out just two for this recipe," she notes.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing, divided
  • 4 slices tomato, 1/4 inch thick
  • 4 teaspoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Place chicken in a shallow bowl; pour 1/4 cup dressing over chicken. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Transfer chicken to a shallow baking dish; discard marinade. Drizzle with remaining dressing. Cover and bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Top each chicken breast with tomato slices, crumbs, basil and cheese. Cover and bake for 10 minutes. Uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer or until a thermometer reaches 170°,
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 173 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 790mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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  • kghmama
    Feb 16, 2018

    Really good, easy and healthy recipe. I make this a lot in summer with tomatoes and basil from the garden

  • mewolcott412
    Apr 3, 2014

    The only other thing I'd add is to make sure the chicken breasts are close to the same size. It was very tasty!

  • lmstreet
    Aug 19, 2013

    It was juicy and delicious!

  • kbabe819
    Mar 16, 2012

    looks fancy but super easy!

  • ERICA
    Feb 25, 2009

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  • Kandra2
    Aug 6, 2006

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