The South of Italy is known for its emphasis on tomatoes in its cuisine. . .
–3 chicken tenderloins
–basil (1 tablespoon, bottled)
–Parmesan cheese (shredded, one-quarter cup)
–minced garlic (1 tablespoon, bottled)
–capers (3 tablespoons, bottled)
–green onions (3 stalks, chopped)
–imported Italian tomatoes (one-half package, 1 cup)
–salt and pepper
–extra virgin olive oil
1 – Place the tomatoes in a covered baking dish. Microwave for 3 minutes. Nestle the chicken amid the tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Top the entire dish with basil, minced garlic, capers, and green onions. Finish with a few drops of olive oil.
2 – Microwave on high for 4 and one-half minutes. When finished, check the center piece for doneness. If not cooked, return to the microwave for 1 minute more.
2 – Serve the chicken and tomato sauce hot and on a bed of pasta, if desired.