Chicken Caprese Pasta
This Chicken Caprese Pasta is made with tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese, then piled on top of a bed of spaghetti for a super simple weeknight meal.
Servings: 2 people
- 4 oz spaghetti cooked according to package instructions
- 1 large chicken breast halved lengthwise
- 2 tsp Italian seasoning divided
- salt and pepper for seasoning
- 12 oz can Italian chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
- 1 medium tomato chopped
- 5 leaves fresh basil chopped
Cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions.
Season chicken with 1 tsp Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Add to a large skillet over medium-high heat, and cook until browned, about 3 minutes per side.
Add the canned tomatoes to an oven safe skillet or dish. Season with the remaining Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Add the chicken pieces on top of the tomatoes. Top the chicken with mozzarella, basil and fresh chopped tomatoes. Cover with a lid or tin foil and put in the oven at 375 degrees for 25 minutes to melt.
Divide the spaghetti noodles onto two plates. Top with the tomato sauce and a piece of chicken. Serve.
Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 538mg | Potassium: 1233mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1198IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 252mg | Iron: 4mg