Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Estacada, Oregon

Chicken Bruschetta

While the chicken breasts cook, whip together a garlicky mushroom-tomato topping fragrant with basil.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

Chicken

4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Topping

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
(4.5-oz.) jar Green Giant® Sliced Mushrooms, drained
5
garlic cloves, minced
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup loosely packed chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
3
medium Italian plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped
4
teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
Fresh basil sprigs, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; place on sprayed broiler pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add mushrooms, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is tender, stirring occasionally. Add onion, chopped basil, tomatoes, vinegar and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; cook 30 to 45 seconds or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 To serve, arrange chicken on individual plates. Sprinkle with half of cheese. Top each serving with mushroom mixture; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Garnish with basil sprigs.
  • 1 Spray broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; place on sprayed broiler pan. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add mushrooms, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is tender, stirring occasionally. Add onion, chopped basil, tomatoes, vinegar and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; cook 30 to 45 seconds or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 To serve, arrange chicken on individual plates. Sprinkle with half of cheese. Top each serving with mushroom mixture; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Garnish with basil sprigs.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.