Saturday, January 28, 2012

Low-Point Cheesy Pepperoni Chicken


Cheesy mozzarella and pepperoni with chicken? Brilliant! This amazing recipe is a fantastic family pleaser that will have you coming back for more! Enjoy!


- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 14 slices pepperoni, chopped (I found mini turkey pepperoni that I used)
- 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
- 1 cup marinara sauce
- 2 Tbs chopped fresh basil
- 4, 4 oz. boneless chicken cutlets
- 1 tsp. olive oil
- kosher salt and fresh pepper
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- Cooking spray

Preheat broiler to high. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add garlic and pepperoni and cook for a few minutes until garlic starts to brown, stirring frequently. Add oregano and marina sauce and bring to a boil. Turn heat to low and add basil. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat with one teaspoon olive oil. Sprinkle chicken with a little bit of kosher salt and fresh pepper. Add chicken to skillet and cook for 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Transfer chicken to a baking dish and spoon marina sauce over the top. Sprinkle evenly with cheese and broil for several minutes until cheese melts. Remove from broiler and enjoy! If you'd like a printer-friendly version, Click Here.

Total servings - 4
Serving size - 1
Points per serving - 6.5

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