Caprese Chicken

servings: 4  

 calories: 213  

 prep time: 20 minutes 
 
ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 large roma tomato, cut into 4 (1/2 inch thick) slices
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

preparation instructions:

  1. Place chicken breasts, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, basil, minced garlic, and pepper into a resealable plastic bag, knead bag several times to coat chicken with marinade, and squeeze air from the bag. Seal and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours.
  2. Add chicken with marinade to a medium pan over medium-high heat and cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once or until browned.
  3. Reduce heat to low.
  4. Top each chicken breast with tomato slices and shredded mozzarella.
  5. Cover; cook 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

suggested side dishes:

  • Side salad
  • Linguine or bowtie pasta

Cod Vera Cruz

servings: 4  

 calories: 320 

 prep time: 10 minutes

ingredients:

  • 1 lb fresh or thawed frozen cod fillets
  • 1 can condensed tomato soup
  • 1 can condensed chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

preparation instructions:

  1. Place fish in shallow baking dish.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix soup, broth, lime juice, cilantro, oregano and garlic powder.
  3. Pour mixture over fish.
  4. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

suggested side dishes:

  • Rice