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RECIPE: Chicken bruschetta (a great way to use summer veggies & herbs!)

02 Jun 2011
35°C / 95°F

This is my all-time favorite way to cook summer vegetables!

CHICKEN BRUSCHETTA

Ingredients:
Salt, fresh-ground pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
2 boneless chicken breasts, halved
Canola oil cooking spray
1 T olive oil
1 small zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped sweet onion (red or white)
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Balsamic vinegar to taste
Fresh Parmesan cheese, grated

Preheat broiler. Sprinkle chicken with garlic powder and tiny amounts of salt
and pepper. Place the chicken in a Pyrex baking dish coated with cooking spray and broil for 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.

Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add sprinkle salt, zucchini, and minced garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add sprinkle black pepper, tomatoes, chopped onion, basil, and balsamic vinegar; sauté 3 minutes.

Serve the cooked tomato-zucchini-herb mixture over the chicken, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, and enjoy!

Alternative vegetarian preparation: Forget about the chicken, and add a sliced portobello mushroom to the vegetable mixture at the same time as the zucchini.

Photo #1: Chicken bruschetta – my second serving, which is why the bowl looks a little messy
Photo #2: Today’s harvest (including wheat that grew from the straw that I used to mulch my strawberry patch)
Photo #3: White onions – they’re getting bigger!


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Everything looks great! Thanks for posting such pretty photos, they’re great inspiration for me to get out and get my vegetable garden planted.

Posted on 04 Jun 11 (almost 8 years ago)

It’s neat to be able to provide inspiration! Thanks. :)
I enjoy looking back at a pictorial log of my harvests, and am logging particularly carefully this year since it’s my first one in a new climate.

Posted on 05 Jun 11 (almost 8 years ago)
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angelchrome

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Oh I look forward to having proper harvests. This looks so good.

Posted on 05 Jun 11 (almost 8 years ago)

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