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Zesty Grilled Italian Chicken

Bottled Italian dressing is the secret ingredient in this no-fail recipe for your next grilling night.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Zesty Grilled Italian Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 562kcal


  • 2 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing, low fat
  • 1 none cooking spray

Serve With

  • 4 cup green beans
  • 2 cup grapes


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions; set aside.
  • Pound chicken breast with the back of a meat mallet and add to a shallow dish. Pour dressing over chicken, turn to coat both sides, then refrigerate for at least 5 minutes.
  • Spray a grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high.
  • Remove chicken from dish and discard dressing. Grill for 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, place green beans in a microwave-safe dish, adding enough water just to cover the bottom. Cover and microwave until beans are crisp-tender.
  • Serve chicken with quinoa, green beans, and grapes on the side.


Calories: 562kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 330mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 18g