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Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Garden Tomatoes

Balsamic Glazed Chicken - A healthy 30 minute dinner that is so easy and absolutely delicious! Tender herb chicken with balsamic and refreshing roasted tomatoes. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword balsamic chicken recipe, balsamic glazed chicken, healthy chicken dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 234 kcal
Author A Simple Palate

Ingredients

Roasted Tomatoes

  • 5 Large heirloom tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp (each) salt & black pepper
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

Balsamic Chicken

  • 2 chicken breasts (sliced in half horizontally - you should have 4 cuts of chicken breast)
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbsp balsamic glaze
  • 1 tsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp (each) fresh or dried thyme, oregano
  • salt & black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Lay tomatoes in a rectangle baking dish - toss with olive oil, minced garlic clove, and salt & pepper. Bake for 10 minutes until tomatoes are soft.

  2. Stir in tomato paste to cooked tomatoes to help thicken. Season chicken on both sides with salt, pepper, and herbs (basil, thyme, oregano) then lay chicken on top of cooked tomatoes. Bake for 15-17 minutes until chicken breasts are completely cooked through.

  3. Remove from oven. Put oven broil on HI - then lay mozzarella on top of chicken and place back in oven for 1-2 minutes while oven broils cheese. Remove from oven and drizzle with balsamic glaze and top with fresh basil. 

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Nutrition Facts
Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Garden Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.