How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil; set aside. With a paring knife, cut a 1-inch-long slit in thick side of each breast. Insert knife, and without enlarging opening, carefully work around inside to form a pocket (make sure you do not go through the other side).
  • On a cutting board, pile basil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, zest, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; finely chop. Divide mixture evenly, and spoon into breast pockets, spreading it around. Insert one piece of cheese in each breast pocket.
  • Close pockets, using 2 to 3 toothpicks per breast; arrange, skin side up, on baking sheet. Rub with olive oil, and season generously with salt and pepper. Roast until well browned and an instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part of breast (avoiding bone) reads 165 degrees, 30 to 35 minutes. Let chicken rest 5 minutes; remove toothpicks before serving.
  • Broccoli Rabe with Yellow Peppers
  • Serves 4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes
  • Cut broccoli rabe into 11/2 -inch lengths; set aside. Pour enough water into a 12-inch skillet to reach a depth of 3/4 inch. Bring to a boil; season with salt. Add broccoli rabe, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3 minutes. Drain. Set aside.
  • Dry skillet; add oil and heat over medium-high. Add bell peppers; cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Add broccoli rabe; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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  • a1patti 8 years ago
    Sounds wonderful!!
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    " It was excellent "
    antoniosmadre1 ate it and said...
    Well, I tried this recipe! I cooked it for my son and I and it was delicious! I would have liked a little more mozarella chesse but above all it was perfect! I also, fried my brocolli and peppers.
    This will be a recipe I will deinitly hold on with safe keeping! Thank you so much!
    PS:: I have some pictures!!
    Will send them soon!
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    " It was excellent "
    sparow64 ate it and said...
    This is right up my alley! Love it. Wil be on my menu soon!
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