The aroma of garlic and freshly chopped basil always inspires. When paired with fresh tomato and EVOO and a little balsamic vinegar these simple ingredients create the perfect Bruschetta, a traditionally Italian topping with unlimited uses. Here we’ve placed it atop perfectly grilled chicken breast in this easy to prepare delish’ dish.
If you are looking for a refreshingly light meal with a simple preparation our Chicken Bruschetta is sure to become a weeknight staple. The chicken is ideal grilled or broiled and bruschetta can be made ahead and set in the fridge.
If you are looking for a refreshingly light meal with a simple preparation our Chicken Bruschetta is sure to become a weeknight staple.
- 1 medium tomato chopped
- 2 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil
- 1 clove garlic finely chopped
- ½ tsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp onion powder
- sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
- 5 oz raw chicken breast boneless, skinless
Combine tomato, basil, garlic, oil, vinegar, onion powder, salt (if desired), and pepper (if desired) in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
Preheat grill or broiler on high.
Grill or broil for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until no longer pink in the middle and juices run clear.
Top chicken with tomato mixture.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Total Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 84 mg
Sodium: 753 mg
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Fiber: 2 g
Sugars: 4 g
Protein: 30 g
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Photo and recipe by Kirsten Morningstar