Embark on a culinary journey to Italy with our Caprese Stuffed Chicken, a dish that combines the classic Caprese flavors with tender chicken breasts. Transform your dinner into a gourmet experience with the rich and savory Caprese Stuffed Chicken.
Juicy chicken breasts, stuffed with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, create a symphony of Italian flavors that’s both comforting and sophisticated.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes (sliced)
- 1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese (sliced)
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
- 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Olive oil for drizzling
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Butterfly each chicken breast to create a pocket.
- Season the inside of each pocket with salt and black pepper.
- Stuff each pocket with sliced cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil leaves.
- Secure the chicken breasts with toothpicks.
- Drizzle olive oil over the stuffed chicken and place in a baking dish.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
- Drizzle balsamic glaze over each chicken breast before serving.
Nutrition Information: (per serving)
- Calories: 350
- Protein: 30g
- Fat: 15g
- Carbohydrates: 10g
Caprese Stuffed Chicken is a culinary homage to Italy, bringing the classic Caprese salad into a satisfying main course for an elegant dinner.