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Grilled Chicken with Tomato Bread Salad

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 lemons juiced, zested, divided
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large tomatoes chopped
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups cubed French bread (can be day old)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl, add chicken, zest and juice of 1 lemon and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, add remaining olive oil, tomatoes, onion, garlic, zest and juice of 1 lemon, vinegar, bread, basil, mint, and sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Stir to combine.
  • On an indoor or outdoor grill, grill chicken over medium high heat for 4 to 5 minutes per side until the chicken is cooked through. Cut into thin strips and toss with salad.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked sweet potatoes.
VEGETARIAN: Use non-breaded faux chicken patties instead of chicken breasts.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure balsamic vinegar and French bread are gluten free.
NUTRITION: 589 Calories; 15g Fat (22.7% calories from fat); 63g Protein; 49g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 137mg Cholesterol; 641mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 Grain (Starch); 7 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat.
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