Toasted Ciabatta w/ Sauteed Chicken & Veggies
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Recipe type: Entree
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Ingredients
  • 1lb chicken breast
  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4oz mushrooms
  • 3 mini peppers (red, yellow, orange)-for color
  • ½ green pepper
  • 1 large handful spinach leaves
  • 1 green onion
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp dried basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta (reduced fat)
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 8oz fresh mozzarella
  • NO SAUCE OPTION:
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
Instructions
  1. Dice onion, peppers and spinach into small pieces and slice mushrooms and green onions. Set aside.
  2. Slice chicken breast in thin strips and toss with 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tsp dried basil leaves. Season with salt and pepper and cook on a flat top grill or saute pan for 3-4minutes on each side or till cooked through. Let cool enough to handle and chop into small pieces. Set aside.
  3. Add onions and peppers to non-stick flat top grill and saute until almost tender.
  4. While vegetables are cooking, slice bread length-wise.
  5. **Mince garlic and add to bowl with 1 tsp Italian seasoning and 2 tbsp oil. Brush oil mixture onto both pieces of bread and set aside.** (Or see Garlic Cream Sauce recipe below)
  6. Add 1 tbsp butter to grill opposite side of vegetables. Once butter has melted, add mushrooms, green onions and spinach. Cook until tender.
  7. Layer spinach, mushrooms and green onions over bread. Then add chicken and remaining vegetables.
  8. Sprinkle with feta cheese, parmesan and fresh mozzarella.
  9. Place in 350 degree preheated oven for about 5-7min or until it begins to brown on the edges and cheese has melted.
Recipe by Words Like Honeycomb at http://www.wordslikehoneycomb.com/toasted-ciabatta-w-sauteed-chicken-veggies/