Cheese and Bacon Chicken Breasts

Nothing says summer like chicken and grilling. If you are looking for a little more flavor, we recommend Cheese and Bacon Chicken Breasts. It looks much fancier than the 1/2 hour it takes to whip up. Added bonus: kids love cheese and bacon. So, this one is an easy sell on a hot summer's night.


1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
3/4 c. shredded cheddar cheese
4-6 strips of bacon, cooked and drained
2 T. balsamic vinegar
1 T. olive oil
2 T. fresh snipped rosemary


Between 2 sheets of plastic wrap, pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness. On each breast, add 2-3 T. of shredded cheese and 2-3 T. crumbled cooked bacon. Roll up tightly and secure with toothpicks.

Heat grill to medium temperature (325-375 degrees). Brush chicken with combination of balsamic vinegar and oil. Sprinkle with rosemary. Grill on both sides about 10-15 minutes, turning as needed.

Enjoy Cheese and Bacon Chicken Breasts with crusty french bread and fresh salad greens. Don't forget your sunscreen and bug spray!

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