Caprese Balsamic Baked Chicken Breasts Recipe

This baked chicken breast recipe is my favourite solution to make chicken within the oven!  It makes extremely juicy chicken breasts smothered in a balsamic sauce, then topped with cherry tomatoes, onions, and melty mozzarella cheese.

Balsamic Baked Chicken Breasts

AN EASY AND HEALTHY CHICKEN BREAST RECIPE

Caprese Balsamic Baked Chicken Breasts is a 30-minute chicken dinner FULL of taste! A straightforward & wholesome rooster recipe with oven-baked rooster, tomatoes and cheese. Your loved ones will like it!

So, I haven’t seen the solar in a protracted whereas as a result of, Winter. I might completely transfer to a hotter State, however then I’d actually miss Fall/Winter vogue. Is that even cause to resolve the place you’ll dwell?! Presumably not, however actually, I’d miss sporting tall boots, huge scarves, and heat, fuzzy sweaters. And the additional 5+ winter-pounds.

However, again to the solar. I made this for dinner simply final week as a result of the solar was out ALL day! I believed I noticed Summer time, so I made us a Summer time-ish meal.

You see, whenever you’ve had a winter with -25F levels, after which, in a single day, it hits +45F levels, THAT seems like Summer time! I used to be outdoors in brief sleeves and cherished it.

On the flip facet, come October’s 45F levels, I’ll be bundled up in a fur coat. You understand how all t Balsamic Baked Chicken with Cheese

Anywho. Balsamic Baked Chicken with a Caprese twist is our subject of the day. It is a wholesome dinner, it’s a fast one, as effectively, and one in every of you may be slurping up the final little bit of that balsamic sauce on the backside of the pan.

Caprese Tomatoes

HOW TO MAKE CAPRESE BALSAMIC BAKED CHICKEN BREASTS

Dinner doesn’t get any simpler than this; it’s simply deliciously seasoned chicken breasts baked atop a mattress of cherry tomatoes with a candy balsamic glaze.

  • First, we begin with reducing up the tomatoes and arranging them in a 9×13 baking dish.
  • Subsequent step is to slice up a small crimson onion and place these slices over the tomatoes. Season with salt, pepper, and dried basil.
  • Season chicken with salt, pepper, dried oregano, and dried basil; rub minced garlic over every rooster breast, and place over the tomatoes. Put aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl mix some balsamic vinegar with a sweetener; I exploit 1 packet of stevia sweetener which is the same as half of teaspoon.
  • Then, take the balsamic sauce and pour it over the chicken and tomatoes; flip chicken over to coat on all sides.
  • Bake in a 425F diploma oven for about 25 minutes, or till chicken is finished.
  • Add shredded mozzarella cheese on high of chicken and proceed to cook dinner for three to Four minutes, or till cheese is melted.
  • Take away from oven; let stand 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with basil and serve.

Balsamic Chicken with Tomatoes

It is a nice go-to dinner recipe as a result of it’s excellent for busy weeknights, and since nobody has ever complained about it to me… I hope the identical goes for you and your family.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH BALSAMIC BAKED CHICKEN BREASTS

When you’re protecting it on the low-carb facet, serve a giant inexperienced salad like this Avocado Feta Kale Salad. Or, you possibly can spiralize some zucchini and make these Creamy Ricotta Zucchini Noodles.

For those who aren’t nervous in regards to the carbs and Keto, welcome to my Pastashrine.

HOW TO STORE BAKED CHICKEN BREASTS

Retailer leftovers in an hermetic container and refrigerate for three days.

Caprese Balsamic Baked Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1small crimson onion, thinly sliced
  • salt and recent floor pepper,to style
  • 1/2teaspoon dried basil
  • 4(1 pound complete) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and recent floor pepper,to style
  • 1/2teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4cloves garlic, minced
  • 3tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2teaspoon sweetener (I exploit 1 Stevia packet)
  • 1cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • chopped recent basildried basil, or chopped recent parsley, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Frivolously spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Organize ready tomatoes and crimson onions on the underside of the baking dish; season with salt, pepper, and dried basil. Stir and put aside.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over chicken breasts.
  5. Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, basil, and oregano.
  6. Take the minced garlic together with your fingers and rub it throughout every rooster breast, rubbing within the seasonings on the similar time.
  7. Organize the chicken breasts over the tomatoes; put aside.
  8. In a small mixing bowl, mix balsamic vinegar and sweetener; whisk till effectively included.
  9. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar over the chicken and tomatoes; flip chicken over to coat throughout.
  10. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes, or till rooster is finished. Relying on the thickness of your rooster, it could want much less or extra time to cook dinner by means of.
  11. Take away from oven and add shredded cheese over every chicken breast.
  12. Proceed to bake for three to Four minutes, or till cheese is melted.
  13. Take away from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  14. Drizzle sauce over chicken.
  15. Garnish with basil or parsley, and serve.

Recipe Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 4 

  • Use Fats Free Shredded Mozzarella and scale back your factors all the way down to 1.

 

HOW TO STORE LEFTOVERS

Retailer leftovers in an hermetic container and refrigerate for three days.