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Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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lower in fat
lower in fat
lower in sodium
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Mushroom and Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breasts
This recipe serves: 4  
1 teaspoon olive oil
4 large button mushrooms, sliced thin
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 4 to 6 ounces each
4 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
3/4 cup chicken stock

Cooking Instructions
1. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a skillet over a medium-high heat and sauté the mushrooms until golden brown, then set aside.

2. In a small bowl, mix the tomatoes and parsley together.

3. Cut a deep horizontal pocket in the side of each chicken breast. Make the pocket as large as you can without piercing the top or bottom of the breast. Place 2 tablespoons of tomato mixture and 1/4 of the sauteéd mushrooms in the pocket of each chicken breast. Secure the pocket with toothpicks threading along the side to close.

4. Heat the remaing 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil in a heavy oven-proof skillet until it begins to smoke. Cook each side of the chicken until golden brown.

5. Add the vinegar and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and gently simmer the chicken for 2 or 3 minutes per side until cooked through.

6. Remove the chicken breasts from the skillet and keep warm. Continue to cook the sauce until it is reduced to a thick syrup.

7. Taste the sauce and and season with salt and pepper. Spoon the sauce over each chicken breast when served.

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 4
Per Serving
Calories 255 Carbohydrate 8 g
Fat 9 g Fiber 1 g
Protein 35 g Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 126 mg    


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