Caprese Balsamic Baked Chicken Breasts Recipe

Incredibly juicy baked chicken breasts smothered in a sweet, balsamic sauce with cherry tomatoes, onions, and melty mozzarella cheese. Low carb, Keto-friendly, and amazing!

Prep Time : 10 mins | Cook Time : 30 mins | Resting Time : 5 mins | Total Time : 40 mins

Incredibly juicy baked chicken breasts smothered in a sweet, balsamic sauce with cherry tomatoes, onions, and melty mozzarella cheese. Low carb, Keto-friendly, and amazing!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 (1 pound total) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweetener (I use 1 Stevia packet)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • chopped fresh basil dried basil, or chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Lightly spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Arrange prepared tomatoes and red onions on the bottom of the baking dish; season with salt, pepper, and dried basil. Stir and set aside.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over chicken breasts.
  5. Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, basil, and oregano.
  6. Take the minced garlic with your fingers and rub it all over each chicken breast, rubbing in the seasonings at the same time.
  7. Arrange the chicken breasts over the tomatoes; set aside.
  8. In a small mixing bowl, combine balsamic vinegar and sweetener; whisk until well incorporated.
  9. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar over the chicken and tomatoes; flip chicken over to coat all around.
  10. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes, or until chicken is done. Depending on the thickness of your chicken, it may need less or more time to cook through.
  11. Remove from oven and add shredded cheese over each chicken breast.
  12. Continue to bake for 3 to 4 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  13. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  14. Drizzle sauce over chicken.
  15. Garnish with basil or parsley, and serve.
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