|Juicy chicken and garlic basil vegetables are the perfect dinner combo|
|Marinated raw vegetables are packed with flavor and perfect in the summer heat|
2 skinless boneless chicken breasts
Fresh basil, garlic and red pepper flakes
For Zucchini "Pasta":
1 large zucchini, sliced thinly lengthwise and then again in 1/4" strips
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved or cocktail tomatoes, quartered
4 tsp olive oil
2 tbs fresh chopped basil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4c chopped raw walnuts
Fresh ground sea salt
1. Rub basil, garlic and red pepper flakes on chicken breasts. No need to measure, just add spices to your liking. Bake at 400F for 15 minutes or until done.
2. Meanwhile, stir together olive oil, basil, garlic, walnuts and sea salt. Let marinate 20 minutes.
3. Stir in zucchini strips and let set a few minutes more. Top with more walnuts and basil as garnish (optional).
4. Serve vegetable dish with sliced chicken.