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Kalamata-Balsamic Chicken With Feta

Contributed by: NAPSA

A Fresh, Fast And Fabulous Festive Meal

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Kalamata-Balsamic Chicken With Feta
Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast
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Prep: 4 minutes - Cook: 14 minutes


  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 16 pitted Kalamata olives, halved
  • 3 tablespoons light balsamic vinaigrette
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons small basil leaves


Sprinkle chicken evenly with pepper.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Cook chicken 6 to 7 minutes on each side until done. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; keep warm.

While chicken cooks, combine tomatoes, olives and vinaigrette in a medium bowl.

Add tomato mixture to pan; cook one to two minutes or until tomatoes soften. Spoon over chicken. Top evenly with cheese and basil.

Serving Size:

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup tomato mixture
  • 3/4 tablespoons cheese

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Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings

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