Grilled Balsamic Basil Chicken Salad

Makes 4 servings

We served the chicken over romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and Parmesan cheese.

4 chicken breasts
1 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
4 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 cups mixed spring greens
1 cup baby spinach leaves
1/4 cup basil leaves, sliced
tomatoes
kalamata olives
Caesar dressing
fresh Parmesan cheese

  1. Place first 5 ingredients (chicken through oil) in a large container and turn to coat.
  2. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Preheat outdoor or indoor grill or oven broiler.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.
  5. Grill chicken for about 8 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  6. Allow it to sit for a few minutes before slicing.
  7. Meanwhile, toss together remaining ingredients.
  8. Top salad with sliced chicken and enjoy.Makes 4 servings
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