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Pizza Chicken Melts

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Pizza Chicken Melts
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Looking for a delicious family dinner? Then check out this great sandwich made with grilled chicken and pepperoni topped with cheese.

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/3
cup purchased Italian salad dressing
4
slices purchased frozen garlic Texas toast, thawed
4
(1-oz.) slices mozzarella cheese
1/3
cup pizza sauce
4
large pepperoni slices

Directions

  • 1 To flatten each chicken breast half, place, boned side up, between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap.
  • 2 Place chicken in large resealable food storage plastic bag. Add salad dressing; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to marinate, turning occasionally.
  • 3 Heat grill. When ready to grill, remove chicken from marinade; reserve marinade. Place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once and brushing occasionally with reserved marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • 4 During last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time, place Texas toast on grill; cook until toasted, turning once. Also, top each chicken breast half with cheese slice; cook until melted.
  • 5 Spread each toast slice with 1 to 2 teaspoons pizza sauce. Top each with cheese-topped chicken and pepperoni slice. Drizzle each with remaining pizza sauce.
Tips  

When it comes to preparing dinner, why go it along? With the whole family involed - dad at the grill, older kids pounding out the chicken breasts and the younger ones spreading on the pizza sauce - mealtime becomes a fun family affair.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
520
(
Calories from Fat
260
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
(
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
)
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
3g
)
Protein
39g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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