Caprese Chicken & Bacon

 


8 strips bacon
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
(6 oz ea)
1 T. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 plum tomatoes, sliced
6 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
4 slices mozzarella cheese


Preheat oven 400 degrees F.
Place bacon in ungreased 15 x 10 baking
pan, bake 8-10 minutes or until
partially cooked but not crisp. Remove
to paper towel to drain. Place chicken
in ungreased 9 x 13 pan; brush with
oil & sprinkle with salt & pepper. Top
with tomatoes & basil. Wrap each
in two strips bacon, arranging bacon
in a crisscross pattern. Bake, uncovered,
20-25 minutes or until meat thermometer
registers 170 degrees F. Top with cheese,
bake 1 minute longer or until cheese is
melted. Makes 4 servings.

(recipe: Peg – Marys Recipe Exchange)

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