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Italian Chicken Cheesy Bread

Italian Chicken Cheesy Bread - easy cheesy bread that quickly becomes a meal, all thanks to grilled chicken, sweet red pepper sauce, tomatoes and lots of cheese! Recipe source: CrunchyCreamySweet.com original
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 694kcal
Author: Anna

Ingredients

  • 1 Italian bread loaf
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 8 oz container of plain Greek yogurt
  • Shredded 6 Cheese Italian
  • 1 large fresh tomato
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • salt and pepper
  • chopped parsley optional for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with a parchment paper or a aluminum foil.
  • Slice the bread lengthwise and place both pieces on the prepared sheet.
  • Preheat a counter top griddle to a medium heat. Spray with an olive oil cooking spray.
  • Arrange the red pepper slices on the griddle and grill until softened.
  • Remove the peppers from the griddle and place on a small plate to cool.
  • Season the chicken and arrange on a griddle. You can slice the chicken breast in half lenghtwise for a faster cooking.
  • Turn off the griddle and remove the chicken from the griddle and place on a plate to cool, until it's safe to touch.
  • Place grilled pepper in a food processor. Add 4 oz. of Greek yogurt, a dash of salt and pepper and process until smooth. Flecks of pepper in the sauce are good.
  • Spread the sauce on both pieces of bread.
  • Slice or shred the chicken and arrange on top of the sauce.
  • Slice the tomato into a large yet thin slices and arrange them on top of the chicken.
  • Top it with the shredded cheese.
  • Bake the bread for 9 to 11 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  • Remove from the oven and place on a cutting board to cool to room temperature.
  • Place the remaining 4oz. of Greek yogurt and minced garlic in a small food processor. Add a dash of salt and pepper and process until smooth, about 10 to 12 seconds. Place the sauce in a small bowl.
  • Slice and serve garnished with chopped parsley and along the garlic yogurt aioli for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 694kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 464mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 19.2mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2.6mg