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I went to look up that foil-pkg chix but it didn't want to show it to me. I found it after bookmarking the site, and here we go:

Caprese stuffed chicken foil packs can be cooked in the oven, on the grill, or even over a campfire. They're chicken breasts stuffed with tomato, basil, mozzarella cheese, and balsamic vinegar; placed on top of seasoned veggies; and wrapped up in foil packets.

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Total Time
45 minutes

Servings: 2 servings Calories: 324kcal
Author: Amanda Finks
rated 5 stars from 4 votes

Ingredients
2 oz. fresh mozzarella pearls or fresh mozzarella cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
10 cherry tomatoes halved
2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt divided
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper divided
1 medium zucchini
1 medium yellow summer squash
1 tsp. olive oil
1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning
2 (6 oz.) chicken breasts
Optional: extra balsamic vinegar for serving
Instructions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a small bowl, add the mozzarella, sliced basil, halved tomatoes, vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Gently mix to combine. Set aside.
Cut the ends off the zucchini. Cut it in half, lengthwise. Then, cut it into 1/2 inch slices (making a half moon shape). Repeat with the yellow squash.
Tear off two long pieces of aluminum foil (about 1 1/2 feet each). Divide the zucchini and yellow squash between the two pieces of foil, gathering the squash in the middle of each sheet.
Drizzle the squash with the olive oil. Sprinkle the squash with the Italian seasoning. Then, sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.
Place one of the chicken breasts on a cutting board and cover it with a piece of plastic wrap. Use a mallet to pound the chicken thin and flat (about 1/2 inch thickness throughout). Repeat with the other chicken breast.
Divide the tomato mixture between the two chicken breasts. Arrange the tomato mixture in a strip 1 inch away from one of the edges of the chicken. Starting with the edge closest to the filling, roll the chicken around the filling. Use 2-3 toothpicks to secure the seam. Try to keep the toothpicks from sticking too far out of the chicken or else they could puncture the foil.
Place the stuffed chicken breasts on top of the squash piles. Sprinkle each chicken breast with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Bring the longest ends of the foil up over the chicken and roll them together. Then roll the short ends in, making sealed packets. Place the packets on a large baking sheet.
Bake for 25 minutes, until the center of the chicken is 165 degrees F. Let them cool for 5 minutes.
Drizzle the chicken with extra balsamic vinegar before serving.
Notes
To make on the grill:Preheat the grill to medium-high.Prepare the tomato mixture, squash, and chicken the same way except double up on the aluminum foil to provide more stability.Place the foil packets directly on the grill grates. Cook for 20-25 minutes, until the center of the chicken is 165 degrees F. Let them cool for 5 minutes before opening the packets.
Nutrition
Serving: 1packet | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.8g | Protein: 47.4g | Fat: 11.3g | Saturated Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 3.2g

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4/15/18 12:25 P

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I have to decided to save food and money by shopping more frequently--like every few days for the veggies and/or meat I need for dinner that night. My visitors are the type who may or may not show up any night so sometimes I buy for four and sometimes for two but my go to cheap meal usually includes the bbq because everything tastes better grilled I think

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Making the diet coke sloppy joes this week I found in the recipe database. Just made a meal plan for the next week using everything I already have at home. In March I spent 800 on groceries for 2 people. I'm so bad at this budgeting. I make too much food and throw half of it out a lot. Looking for good tips.

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I haven't made it yet, but it sounds delicious. 40 minutes to make, serves 2

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Being that my stovetop/oven is broke, I have to use a crockpot. I have been throwing things in left and right from my pantry and it really does not taste bad, saves money, cuts down on waste, etc.

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Now that is neat!

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emoticon decided to use some lettuce as a soup & then realized we had some pumpkin puree opened, so added some in & boy did it really liven up the soup -- just a simple add in ... YUMMY!


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You know what else would be good for everyone to do? Do a pantry challenge once a month!

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I challenge all members to share at least one healthy budget friendly meal a month! It can be a meal for one to a meal for 6. It doesn't matter. It may be helpful to give members an idea of how many people the recipe typically feeds. Aaaaaand GO!

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