A delightful combination of juicy chicken, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil pesto, this Caprese Pesto Chicken Skillet is a quick and easy dish that brings the flavors of Italy to your table.
Caprese Pesto Chicken Skillet
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
- 1/2 cup basil pesto
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
- Cook chicken breasts until browned on both sides and cooked through.
- Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add cherry tomatoes and cook until slightly softened.
- Add mozzarella balls and basil pesto, stirring until the cheese melts.
- Return the cooked chicken to the skillet, coating each piece with the pesto mixture.
- Simmer for a few minutes until everything is heated through.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh basil leaves if desired.
Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 380kcal, Protein – 32g, Carbohydrates – 6g, Fat – 25g