Caprese Chicken

Baked Chicken Caprese

Take the awesome ingredients from a tomato mozzarella caprese salad, and put them on chicken. So good! This baked chicken caprese dinner will become a fave.

Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword chicken, easy dinners
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 275 kcal
Author Erin Brighton


  • 3 chicken breasts split
  • 3 T pesto
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 8 oz mozzarella sliced
  • 1/4 c basil thinly sliced in ribbons
  • 2 T balsamic vinegar


  1. Split chicken breasts. If you want thinner cutlets, split them again.

  2. Layer chicken breasts in the bottom of a 9x12 baking dish.

  3. Spread pesto over each chicken breast.

  4. Layer mozzarella, tomato, and basil over the top of the chicken breasts. Drizzle with a little balsamic vinegar.

  5. Bake at 400 for about 30 minutes.