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Stuffed Balsamic Chicken

Traeger Kitchen


Stuffed Balsamic Chicken

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Cook Time

25

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

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What's this?

For a healthy alternative to margarita pizza, take the toppings you love and stuff them inside chicken breasts. This grilled balsamic chicken recipe has all of the flavor & none of the carbs.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast

  • 2 Cup Cherry tomatoes, sliced

  • 1/2 Cup Basil, Fresh, Chopped

  • 3 Clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

  • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

  • 3 Tablespoon Balsamic Glaze, bottled

  • To Taste salt and pepper

  • As Needed Basil, fresh

Steps

  • 1

    Start Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until fire is established (4 to 5 minutes).
  • 2

    Preheat grill to 350 degrees F with the lid closed for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 3

    Rinse and pat dry chicken.
  • 4

    Create a deep pocket in each chicken breast with sharp knife.
  • 5

    Combine quartered tomatoes, mozzarella, garlic,1 tbsp olive oil, basil, salt, pepper and lemon juice and gently toss together.
  • 6

    Stuff each chicken breast equally with the tomato mixture.
  • 7

    Transfer chicken to a foil-lined baking sheet (sprayed with nonstick cooking spray).
  • 8

    Drizzle chicken lightly with olive oil and balsamic glaze and season generously with salt and pepper.
  • 9

    Distribute 1 cup of whole cherry tomatoes around chicken.
  • 10

    Place the baking sheet on the grill grate and cook for 25 minutes, or until chicken is completely cooked (internal temperature should read 165 degrees on an instant-read thermometer).
  • 11

    Garnish chicken with more fresh basil and serve. Enjoy!