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Mediterranean Chicken

Main Dishes


One-Dish Meals


8 boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup canola oil
4 cups cooked whole-wheat penne pasta
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 cup whole green olives
1 (32-oz.) can diced tomatoes
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 325 F. Lightly coat chicken breasts with flour. Sauté chicken in canola oil until golden brown and cooked through. Toss cooked pasta with olive oil and pour into a greased 13-by-9-inch casserole dish. Arrange cooked chicken breasts on top of pasta. Sprinkle olives over chicken (do not stir). Top with tomatoes. Bake until hot, about 20 minutes. Top with cheeses. Continue baking an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Yield: 8 servings


From “Are You Ready? 100 Years of Family, Friends and Food,” Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management, University of Mississippi

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