Have any tomatoes shown their sweet plump faces in your garden yet? If so, you’re in luck because this simple summer dish is a perfect way to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Don’t worry if your green thumb hasn’t sprouted yet. A quick trip to the grocery store or farmer’s market will do the trick. Your local farmer might just have some sweet Vidalia onions, garlic, and basil too.
Summer Bruschetta Chicken
- 2 packages Creamy Chicken Ramen Noodles
- 2 chicken breasts (marinated in Italian salad dressing) chopped
- 2 tomatoes
- 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
- 2 – 3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
- a pinch of Kosher salt
- 2 cups of Italian finely shredded cheese
- Olive oil
Marinate the chicken for about one hour. Saute chicken on in the stove top until cooked thoroughly. Chop once cooled and set aside.
Cook Ramen noodles per package instructions and set aside. To make the Bruschetta, chop tomatoes, onions, basil and garlic combine in a bowl and add a splash of extra virgin olive oil. Put cooked Ramen Noodles into a glass baking dish draining some of the liquid as you go. Place cooked chicken on top, add bruschetta mixture and sprinkle cheese on top. Bake at 350 until the top is slightly brown. If you wish add a little more bruschetta to the top of the dish before you serve.
We are getting into the full swing of summer over at Simply Sprout. When dinner is done head outside to your backyard for some family time. We have great ideas on how to turn your backyard blissful for those long summer days with your kids. For more ideas, ideas visit us at www.simplysprouteducate.com.