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Chicken Stuffed with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Basil

All the Italian flavors come out in this delicious chicken dish!

Chicken breasts are stuffed with sun-dried tomatoes & basil then covered with the most delicious balsamic vinegar glaze. Serve over whatever you desire, and you have a yummy 30 minute meal that looks like you were cooking in the kitchen all day. Shhh don’t tell anyone πŸ˜‰

Chicken Stuffed with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Basil

  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 large whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp salt, pepper & oregano
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 cup bone broth or chicken stock (If not using homemade, I use Pacific Organic)
  • 12 Sun Dried Tomatoes, halves
  • 16 large basil leaves, whole


Directions

  1. Cut chicken breasts in half and cut a pocket lengthwise in each.
  2. Season chicken with salt, pepper & oregano.
  3. Stuff with 2-3 sundried tomato halves and 4 basil leaves(rip large basil leaves into smaller pieces.)
  4. Secure with toothpicks.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large skillet on med-high. Brown chicken breast on each side for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Raise heat, add balsamic vinegar and bring to a boil. Add broth and bring back to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer 5-7 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  8. Remove chicken to a platter.
  9. Increase heat and reduce sauce until thickened.
  10. Pour sauce on top of chicken and serve with extra sun dried tomatoes and basil leaves.

Serve over your choice of pasta, rice or quinoa.

To make Paleo, serve over spaghetti squash or a salad.


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