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Chicken with Cherry Tomato and Olive Topping

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Manning Barr
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/4 cup tomato topping)
This easy Mediterranean chicken features chicken breasts topped with a mixture of cherry tomatoes, olives,  and fresh basil served over angel hair pasta.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 12 kalamata olives, chopped and pitted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 247
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 7.5 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 4.6 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 39.8 g
  • carbohydrate 2.6 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 515 mg
  • calcium 27 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle the chicken with black pepper and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Add oil to pan. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.

  2. While chicken cooks, combine tomatoes and remaining ingredients. Serve over chicken.