Balsamic Vinaigrette Chicken Over Gourmet Greens

Balsamic Vinaigrette Chicken Over Gourmet Greens Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
If we could have just one salad, this hearty, refreshing main dish would be it. The vinaigrette is so versatile that it doubles as a marinade and a dressing. Serve with Olive Bread.


4 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 221
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 5.6 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 28.5 g
Carbohydrate 14.2 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 86 mg
Calcium 67 mg


4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Cooking spray
8 cups gourmet salad greens


Combine 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinaigrette and chicken in a shallow dish. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour.

Preheat broiler.

Remove chicken from dish; discard marinade. Place chicken on broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook for 6 minutes on each side or until done.

Combine remaining Balsamic Vinaigrette and salad greens; toss well. Divide the greens mixture evenly among 4 plates; top each serving with 1 chicken breast half.

Totals include Balsamic Vinaigrette.

January 2001
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