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Baked Balsamic Chicken Caprese-style

This Baked Balsamic Chicken is prepared caprese style with juicy vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and finished with a touch of delicious pesto. This is so easy to make and can made ahead of time into a delicious meal prep lunch or dinner.
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Course: chicken recipes, dinner
Prep Time: 1 day
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 day 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 451kcal
Author: Organize Yourself Skinny


  • 1/2 cup Newmans Own Lite Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1.5 - 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken Breast
  • 2 medium tomatoes sliced
  • 4 ounces Fresh Mozzarella
  • 8 tsp s, prepared pesto


  • Marinate chicken breasts in dressing for 1-2 days.
  • Preheat oven to 370 degrees.
  • Place marinated chicken breasts on large sheet pan.
  • Place 2 slices of tomato on each chicken breast.
  • Bake for 40 minutes, or until no longer pink in the middle.
  • Add 1 ounce of fresh mozzarella slices to each chicken breast. Bake for another 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Spread 2 teaspoons of pesto on top of each chicken breast.
  • Serve with roasted vegetables or a salad.


sugars: 6
Meal prep tips:
Chicken can be marinated up to 2 days ahead of time. Recipe can be made completely ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1g