ONE PAN BALSAMIC CHICKEN AND VEGGIES


Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup Italian salad dressing
  • 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1½ Tablespoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (more or less depending on heat tolerance)
  • 1 lb. chicken breast tenderloins
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed of ends, then cut in half
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved



Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together Italian salad dressing, balsamic vinegar, honey and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a non-stick 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper then set chicken evenly in skillet. Cook for 6 minutes, then flip to other side and cook another 6 minutes or until cooked through. Add half of the balsamic mixture to skillet and stir to coat chicken. Remove chicken from skillet and place on a plate. Cover plate with foil to keep warm.
  3. Add asparagus to warm skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Stir and cook for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add chicken back to skillet along with the grape tomato halves. Pour in the rest of the marinade. Gently stir and cook another 5 minutes or until everything is heated through.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!




Recipe source: life-in-the-lofthouse