Savory Baked Caprese Chicken



Savory Baked Caprese Chicken

Indulge in the harmonious flavors of Italy with our Savory Baked Caprese Chicken recipe. This delightful dish brings together the classic elements of a Caprese salad and succulent baked chicken to create a wholesome and flavorful meal. Imagine juicy chicken breasts, adorned with the vibrant colors of sun-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, and rich, melted mozzarella cheese. The aroma alone is enough to transport you to the enchanting trattorias of Italy.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix the minced garlic, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and brush them with the garlic and olive oil mixture.
  4. Layer the sliced tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, and mozzarella cheese on top of each chicken breast.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes | Total time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Experience the essence of Italy with our Savory Baked Caprese Chicken. Succulent chicken breasts are transformed into a masterpiece with layers of tomatoes, basil, and melted mozzarella. A drizzle of balsamic adds the perfect tangy touch.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 350mg | Total Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 30g

Indulge in the symphony of flavors that this Savory Baked Caprese Chicken brings to your table. Each bite is a journey through the Italian countryside, where fresh ingredients come together to create a melody of taste. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or craving a wholesome family meal, this recipe is a timeless favorite that captures the essence of Italian cuisine. Elevate your cooking with the simplicity and elegance of Savory Baked Caprese Chicken. Buon appetito!

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