Stack the roasted red pepper, basil, and 1 slice of the mozzarella on the bottom side of the chicken. Stuff the chicken! Add the mushrooms and cook until tender and browned. Chicken breasts are flattened, filled with basil and cheese, rolled in breadcrumbs, then baked to perfection. In a wide bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and parsley. Or is there another ingredient you'd recommend? Thank you! Fold over other side, tucking in fillings. The other option would just be to melt it on top for the last five to ten minutes of baking! I just made it for my husband who HATES tomatoes (I told him he could pick them off. Add the tomato basil mixture and then toothpick each end to hold. Saute the garlic in butter for about 1 minute, just to soften. This was absolutely phenomenal! ???? Tender, juicy chicken breast stuffed with sweet sun dried tomatoes, melted … Place the chicken … We used Mt. Place chicken breasts on a cutting board. Cut each chicken breast in half crosswise to make 4 portions. While you can certainly use shredded mozzarella if that's what you have, I highly recommend using fresh mozzarella. Lorie - you are the best! Slice tomatoes and chop basil. Yay! LEAVE A COMMENT AND LET ME KNOW! Depending on the size of your chicken breast, you're going to want around 6 to 8 slits per chicken breast. We only have dried basil at home and I’m dying to make this tonight . ", Making this mozzarella stuffed chicken is super easy so honestly, it doesn't take much more effort than making my usual boring chicken which is nice. It started melting as soon as i put it in the oven and almost all the cheese was melted out before the chicken was even close to cooked. Stuff each slit with a slice of mozzarella cheese, half a grape tomato and a basil leaf. When slicing the chicken for stuffing, try to do it so that top and bottom half are of equal thickness. Sprinkle with remaining Italian … ), and we LOVED IT!! This easy and impressive one-pan chicken … I just hope he felt better quickly. The one thing that I swear I get into the biggest ruts in life these days. I love how colorful and fresh this looks -- it's perfect for this time of year! I added some veggies and a side of pasta tossed with garlic and olive oil and we had a nice meal that tasted almost like something I might have picked up at a local Italian restaurant. The mozzarella all melted is certainly the star! Arrange the chicken breast rolls on the baking sheet. My family loves chicken, so this would be a great recipe to try to mix up our usual chicken dishes. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked. Add to a small bowl and toss with balsamic, olive oil, Italian seasoning, one garlic clove and salt and pepper to taste. And that is a winner, winner, chicken dinner! I don't eat chicken, but my bf would LOVE this. Chicken Stuffed With Basil and Mozzarella Cheese. When it comes to cooking these days, I firmly believe that if it takes too long, or too much work to make, then it’s not for me. I usually have just a touch of the mozzarella melt out on the ends. That always helps when it comes to meal time for me! Use dried basil or some Italian seasoning. Its also a perfect holiday dish with all the colors! My husband ate himself sick. Heat oven to 350°. Fill each with 2 slices fresh … Can't wait to make this for dinner tomorrow night!! I’m Lorie, welcome to lemons + zest! Until this Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken came around recently, the hubby probably thought he was gonna live the rest of his life eating the same old chicken. Sounds good to me!! This simple Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken with fresh basil and tomato makes dinner worth repeating! I also like to pour over the extra balsamic and olive oil mixture on the chicken. Put the chicken, one piece at a time, in a food storage bag and pound gently with a meat mallet or other heavy object until about 1/4 inch thick. Get it free when you sign up for our newsletter. In a small bowl, stir together salt, dried basil, dried oregano, pepper, and garlic powder. Oh, I will have to try spinach as well then. Place two pieces in the opening of the chicken breast. Published May 7, 2020 By Lorie 33 Comments. January 10, 2021 / ... (I was going to make white pizza with basil…the dough literally exploded in the fridge…I am just as confused … Low-carb and gluten-free recipe. It goes over and over on repeat until I decide I'm bored and I need something new. This happens more often when you add the extra balsamic over top. Serving 1 Leaner protein ½ vegetable 3 condiments 1 fat your plate pan when you pull chicken. With a slice of mozzarella cheese pizza stuffed with Pesto and mozzarella cheese ) to 375 F. Lightly oil baking. 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