The Italian flavors really come through in the easy Summer meal.
Provolone smothered chicken breast
2 small boneless skinless chicken breast halves or one large cut in half
½ cup zesty Italian dressing
garlic pepper blend
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
4 thin slices tomato
4 slices provolone cheese
Pound chicken just enough to even out the thickness of the breast then place chicken in shallow dish or zip lock bag . Pour dressing over chicken and refrigerate about 30 minutes.
Remove chicken from marinade. Sprinkle chicken with garlic pepper. Place chicken on medium-high heat grill and grill 8 to 10 minutes each side.
Sprinkle each chicken breast with basil; top with tomato and cheese. Let stand on grill 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve over garlic toast.
Thick cut slices of French, Italian or similar style bread
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Clove of garlic
Heat oven broiler. Brush bread with olive oil and broil until toasted. Flip and repeat. Remove from broiler and allow to slightly cool. Scrape garlic clove over toast.