Grilled Chicken Caprese Salad

Jul 26 2018
Grilled chicken is a summertime staple, but you don’t need to stand outside in the summer heat to get your fix. Step up your salad game by grilling up juicy chicken and fresh tomatoes on the stove in a grill pan (our pick below!), and then serving them over a bed of greens with mozzarella, basil, and more. So much yum!

Hungry Girl’s Healthy Grilled Chicken Caprese Salad Recipe

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Entire recipe: 293 calories, 10g total fat (2.5g sat fat), 689mg sodium, 14.5g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 8g sugars, 35.5g protein

Freestyle
SmartPoints® value 3*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

One 4-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlet

Dash each salt and black pepper

2 plum tomatoes, halved and seeded

1/8 tsp. garlic powder

3 cups chopped romaine lettuce

1 stick light string cheese, sliced into coins

1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil

2 tbsp. light balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Directions:

Bring a grill pan (or large skillet) sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add chicken, and season with salt and pepper. Place tomato halves in the pan, cut sides up, and season with garlic powder. Cook for about 4 minutes per side, until chicken is cooked through and tomatoes have charred and softened.

Place lettuce on a large plate or in a large bowl.

Slice or chop chicken and tomatoes, and place over lettuce.

Top with cheese and basil.

Drizzle with dressing, or serve it on the side.

MAKES 1 SERVING

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