Yield: serves 4-6

Baked Margherita Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Delicious, easy baked chicken recipe! Prep ahead of time for busy weeknight meals.

Ingredients

  • 2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup snipped, fresh basil
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 lb boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Combine diced tomatoes, diced red onion, basil, balsamic vinegar and salt in a bowl. Place chicken breasts in a 13x9 baking dish. Pour tomato mixture over top.
  2. Cover dish with foil. You can either refrigerate and bake later (within 12 hours) or bake immediately. Bake in a 350 degree oven, covered, for about 40-45 minutes (until chicken is completely cooked, 165 degree with meat thermometer).
  3. Remove foil and top with mozzeralla cheese. I used sliced cheese, but shredded would work well too. Place dish back in oven on top rack. Bake 5-10 minutes until cheese is melted.
  4. Serve immediately with a fresh salad or angel hair pasta. ENJOY.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 325Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 143mgSodium: 711mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 52g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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