08/22/09
Amy

(Cooking) Bruschetta Chicken


This is a fun summer meal that is packed with fresh and bright flavors! It also provides a great opportunity to make use of your herb garden!

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Bruschetta Topping:

2 c diced fresh tomatoes
1/2 c diced sweet onion
1 T olive oil
1/2 t salt
1/4 t black pepper
1 1/2 T fresh minced parsley
1 T fresh minced basil (or 1 t dried basil)
1/2 T fresh minced oregano (or 1/2 t dried oregano)

Combine all ingredients. Cover and store in the refrigerator until serving.

Chicken:

1lb Chicken Tenderloins
3-4T Basil Pesto (pre-made)

1/2 c Italian Blend Cheese

Brush the chicken with pesto sauce and place in a glass baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink. During the last five minutes, top with cheese and bake until it is melted.

Top the chicken with the bruschetta topping and serve.

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