Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Basil and Red Pepper

Entrees.

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Basil and Red Pepper

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredients
1 sweet red pepper
4 (1 lb/500 g total) boneless skinless chicken breasts
4 tsp (20 mL) grainy mustard
8 fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup (50 mL) shredded fontina cheese

Directions

1. Place red pepper on greased grill over medium-high heat or under broiler; close lid and cook, turning often, for about 20 minutes or until charred. Let cool; peel off blackened skin. Cut into quarters, coring and removing seeds. 2. With sharp knife held horizontally, cut chicken almost but not all the way through; open like book. Sprinkle each with pinch each salt and pepper. Spread 1 side of each with 1 teaspoon mustard; top with red pepper piece, 2 basil leaves and 1 tablespoon fontina. Fold uncovered side over; secure edge with small skewer or toothpicks. Sprinkle each with pinch each salt and pepper. 3. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat or under broiler; close lid and cook, turning once, for about 12 minutes or until golden brown outside and chicken is no longer pink inside. Serves 4.

Source: www.canadianliving.com