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Herbes de Provence is an assortment of dried herbs commonly used in the South of France. The blend can usually be found in small clay crocks in the spice section of large supermarkets. A good substitute is 1/4 teaspoon each of dried basil, rosemary, and thyme.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 1998


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Fonda Shaia

Recipe Summary

4 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap. Flatten each breast half to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Combine herbes de Provence, salt, pepper, and 2 garlic cloves, and rub mixture over both sides of chicken.

  • Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from skillet. Recoat skillet with cooking spray. Add onions and bell peppers, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender.

  • Combine tomato sprinkles, vinegar, oil, and 2 garlic cloves; stir well with a whisk. Place 1 1/2 cups salad greens on each of 4 plates; top each serving with a sliced chicken breast half and 1/2 cup bell pepper mixture. Drizzle 2 tablespoons vinegar mixture over each salad; top each with about 1 tablespoon olives.

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 29.5g; carbohydrates 11.5g; fiber 3.2g; cholesterol 66mg; iron 3.3mg; sodium 418mg; calcium 81mg.