Chicken with Cherry Tomato and Olive Topping

Chicken with Cherry Tomato and Olive Topping Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Manning Barr
This easy Mediterranean chicken features chicken breasts topped with a mixture of cherry tomatoes, olives,  and fresh basil served over angel hair pasta.


4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/4 cup tomato topping)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.

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

Nancy Hughes,

Cooking Light

May 2004
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