Balsamic Caprese Chicken

I love Caprese and this recipe brings it into the main course.


  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp reduced balsamic vinegar/sauce
  • 1 tbsp cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Serves: 2

  1. Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
  2. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and brown the chicken breasts in a pan with ½ tbsp olive oil.
  3. In a blender place the garlic, basil, olive oil, vinegar, water and pulse until pureed.
  4. Place the browned chicken breasts in a Pyrex dish and cover with the basil, garlic mixture.
  5. Top with tomatoes and onion and bake for about 15 minutes and add ½ cup shredded mozzarella on top.
  6. Cook an additional 5 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.
  7. Broil until browned on top (about 2 minutes).

October 26, 2012. Tags: , , , . Main Courses.

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