Caprese Chicken Bake

Caprese Chicken Bake Recipe, Moist & Full of Flavor

September 13, 2019

Tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella cook with the chicken for a super moist, full-flavored Caprese chicken bake. This is one of the best protein-rich recipes, and also healthy eating for bariatric surgery patients and anyone health-minded. Protein intake is one of the main factors in promoting adequate nutrition.

Caprese Chicken Bake Recipe

Recipe byHolly Clegg
Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Roma tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts quartered drained
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless thin chicken breasts or tenders
  • 2 ounces fresh mozzarella thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil leaves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 375° F. In large oblong baking dish, combine tomatoes, onion, artichoke hearts, garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and season to taste.
  2. Add chicken breasts and toss together spreading out in a prepared pan. Bake 30-40 minutes or until chicken is tender.
  3. Remove from oven and top the chicken breasts with mozzarella. Return to oven 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and sprinkle with basil.

Nutritional Info Per Serving

Calories 384; Carbohydrates 17 grams; Fat 15 grams; Protein 45 grams

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg is a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes. She has a new book "Guy’s Guide to Eating Well: A Man’s Cookbook for Health and Wellness" and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She has also consulted for Walmart, Teflon, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the U.S.

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