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Caprese Chicken
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3 from 2 votes

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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: basil, Cheese, Chicken, Pasta, Tomatoes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 494kcal
Author: Laura

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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