Running out of time and ideas for dinner? Here is a quick and tasty meal for the family, made with ingredients from the pantry. Ten minutes of prep time and fifteen minutes of cook time and you will have a healthy dinner for five on the table.
1 can (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes, drained
3/4 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped or 2 tsp dried
5 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
1 can (8 oz each) Tomato Sauce
2 garlic cloves minced
2 cups small garlic- or Italian-flavored croutons, crushed slightly
Stir together drained tomatoes and sauce, cheese, oregano, sugar, onion powder, garlic and basil in medium bowl; set aside.
Pound chicken to 1/2-inch thickness.
Cover chicken with tomato mixture. Bring sauce to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in centers (165°F). Top with croutons and a sprinkle more of shredded cheese just before serving.
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