Thursday, September 18, 2008

Easy & Cheesy

Here is another easy fast and flavorful recipe using similar ingredients as the one below. It is a great way to work veggies into your meal.



2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves, plus a few whole leaves for garnish
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 dashes cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons cumin
1 clove garlic, minced
2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/4 cup julienned green bell pepper
2 tablespoons diced red onion
1 medium plum tomato, cored and diced (about 1/4 cup)
4 ounces shredded Colby-Jack cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Whisk together the oil, chopped cilantro, cumin, salt, garlic, pepper, and cayenne in a bowl; add the chicken and toss to coat.

Transfer chicken to a foil-lined baking sheet and arrange the green pepper, onion, and tomato over each. Roast until the largest piece is just cooked through, and an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part reads 165 degrees F, about 20 minutes.

Remove the chicken from oven and immediately top with the cheese and serve as the cheese melts. Transfer the chicken to a platter or among plates and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.
Source: Adapted from Foodtv.com

2 comments:

i am not your mom said...

sounds delicious!

i love the new look of your blog...haven't been here in a while.

me

Joelen said...

Now this looks like a tasty way to get those veggies in! BTW - I LOVE the new header!! :)