Caprese Chicken with Basil and Balsamic

The antioxidants (beta-carotene and lycopene) found in tomatoes are linked with a lower risk of heart disease and cancer. Tomatoes are also a great source for potassium, folate, vitamin C and vitamin K — all of which are essential in maintaining great heart health. Complement this meal with a tall glass of water infused with fresh lemon and cucumber slides.

4 Servings


4 5-7 oz. chicken breasts, evenly pounded

2 tsps. Italian seasoning

2 tsps. salt

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. onion powder

1 tsp. black pepper

1 Tbsp. olive oil

8 oz. mozzarella, evenly sliced into 8 pieces

2 tomatoes, sliced into ½ inch slices

1 ½ tsps. kosher salt

Fresh basil for taste

Balsamic glaze for taste


1. Place chicken breasts on a sheet of parchment paper. Using a rolling pin, pound the chicken breast to an even thickness.

2. Stir and combine Italian seasoning, sea salt, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper in a small bowl.

3. Bruch each side of the chicken with olive oil and the seasoning blend.

4. Heat a grill over high heat. Place the chicken breasts onto the grill and cook 5-6 minutes per side, or until evenly cooked.

5. Top each chicken breast with 2 slices fresh mozzarella. Continue grilling for 3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.

6. Place the chicken breasts on a plate. Top each with 2-3 slices of tomatoes. Then sprinkle with fresh basil, salt and pepper.

7. Drizzle with balsamic glaze to serve.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: Calories 391, Total Fat 18g, Saturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 160mg, Sodium 1169mg, Carbohydrate 8g, Fiber 2g, Sugar 3g, Protein 19g, Potassium 263mg

Thank you to eBrightHealth ACO partner TidalHealth for this recipe.

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