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Thursday, April 21, 2011


Feta-Topped Chicken

4boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 1/4 lb)
2tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4teaspoon seasoned pepper
1large roma (plum) tomato, cut into 8 slices
1/4cup crumbled feta cheese (1 oz)

  1. Set oven control to broil. Brush both sides of chicken breasts with dressing. Sprinkle both sides with Italian seasoning and seasoned pepper. Place on rack in broiler pan.
  2. 2Broil with tops 4 inches from heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Top with tomato and cheese. Broil 2 to 3 minutes longer or until cheese is lightly browned.

Expert Tips

You can use 1/2 teaspoon each of dried basil and oregano leaves in place of the Italian seasoning.
Feta cheese crumbles are available in a variety of flavors. Some have sun-dried tomatoes, basil or cracked pepper added. Any of these would be delicious in this recipe.