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Brushetta Chicken

Brushetta Chicken

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It’s so easy, and can be served over pasta, rice, or quinoa. Nate loves it because it sort of reminds him on spaghetti. We call it “Bruschetta Chicken.” Hope you can give it a try! I will be honest, this has a very nice, mild taste. I think in the future I will go heavier on the balsamic, because I love it and like a kick to my food. This is the original way I have done it though, and it is a crowd pleaser in our family.

YOU WILL NEED:

  • 3-4 chicken breasts
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, drained (I prefer petite diced when I have them)
  • 1/4 c balsamic
  • 1/4 c EVOO
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (I use the frozen cubes from @traderjoeslist)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

TO MAKE:

  1. Place 3-4 chicken breasts in the crock pot (can put a diced onion underneath if you desire but not necessary)
  2. pour everything else over the top!
  3. Set on LOW and allow 4-6 hours to cook
  4. shred and serve!

Goes great with quinoa or brown rice with roasted green beans on the side. Add a nice balsamic glaze drizzle on top because it’s fancy!