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Chicken with Caramelized Onions, Apples, and Provolone

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 41 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1/4 cup onion mixture, and 1/2 cheese slice)
Cook sweet apples and golden onions with chicken and then top with cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onion
  • 1 medium McIntosh apple, peeled and chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 (1-ounce) slices provolone cheese, cut in half

Nutrition Information

  • calories 294
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 7.7 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • protein 43.6 g
  • carbohydrate 10.7 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 108 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 527 mg
  • calcium 142 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 18 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Add apple and vinegar; cook an additional 5 minutes. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Remove onion mixture from pan; set aside.

  2. Sprinkle chicken breast halves evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray; return pan to medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 6 to 7 minutes per side or until done.

  3. Top each chicken breast evenly with onion mixture and cheese. Cook, covered, 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

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