The Menu Mama recipes

serves 4


1 package refrigerated cheese-stuffed tortellini

4 chicken breasts

Italian dressing (we like Good Seasons)

8 oz Balsamic Vinegar

2 tsp brown sugar

4 oz fontina cheese, sliced thinly

freshly grated parmesan cheese

fresh ground pepper

Marinate the chicken breasts for several hours in the Italian dressing. Cook the chicken on the grill over medium heat until cooked through. Remove to a plate, arrange cheese slices on top, and cover with foil for 5-10 minutes.


While the chicken is sitting, cook the tortellini according to package directions. Drain and divide into 4 serving plates or bowls.

While tortellini is cooking, pour the balsamic into a large skillet and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add brown sugar and cook and stir for several minutes, until the liquid is reduced into more of a pourable sauce.

Place chicken breasts on tortellini and drizzle the balsamic reduction over each breast.

Garnish with parmesan and black pepper and serve!