Chicken Caprese with Tomato-Basil Cream

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 316.4
  • Total Fat: 13.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 84.4 mg
  • Sodium: 874.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 35.9 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Chicken Caprese with Tomato-Basil Cream calories by ingredient

Number of Servings: 4


    2/3 C. Seasoned Bread Crumbs
    1/3 C. Parmesan cheese, grated
    1 t. Dried Basil
    1/4 t Salt
    1/4 t Pepper
    3 T. Olive oil
    2 T. Lemon Juice
    4 Skinned and boned chicken breast

    Tomato-Basil Cream

    1 C. Spaghetti sauce
    1 t. Dried Basil
    2 T. Light Sour Cream


To prepare the chicken for baking:

Stir together first 5 ingredients in a shallow bowl. Whisk together olive oil and lemon juice until blended. Dip chicken into olive oil mixture, and dredge in bread crumb mixture, pressing to coat.
Place in a lightly greased 11"x7" baking dish (I use a pizza stone). Spray top of the chicken with Pam when you place it in the baking dish or on the stone.

Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until chicken is done. Serve with Tomato-Basil Cream: garnish with lemon slices, Basil spirgs (if desired).

Yield: 4 servings
Prep time: 20 minuites, Bake 30 minutes

Tomato-Basil Cream Prep:
Cook all ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring often, 5 miunutes or unitl thoroughly heated.

Yield: 1 cup
Prep time: 3 minutes, Cook time 5 miunutes.

I serve over whole wheat pasta or spaghetti squash. ( Pasta and squash calories not included in the nutritional data.)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RBRADY1.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Yum - 12/8/19

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    Very, very good! Thanks for sharing. - 5/22/13

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    awesome recipe! i left out the bread crumbs and was still great. our new favorite chicken recipe, thanks for sharing! - 4/26/09

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    This is delicious. - 4/14/09

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    This was absolutely amazing! Prepared recipe excatly as-is and served it over whole-wheat pasta. DELICIOUS! - 4/14/09