Recipe-Detail-CapreseBalsamicChicken

Caprese Balsamic Chicken Recipe with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

This juicy and versatile chicken uses fresh tomatoes and basil from your garden or local farmer’s market. Sandwich it between two slices of ciabatta bread or serve over whole-grain cooked brown rice or quinoa. Made with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend, this chicken has 11% fewer calories* and 78% less sugar* than the regular sugar-sweetened version. Makes 6 servings.

  • Serving Size: 1 breast with sauce
310 Calories

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 6 pieces)

  • 12 tsp (2.5 mL) salt

  • 14 tsp (2.5 mL) black pepper

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) olive oil

  • 2 cloves minced garlic

  • 34 cup (177 mL) reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 12 cup (125 mL) balsamic vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard

  • 1 large ripe tomato, cut into 6 slices

  • 6 slices (1 oz. each) mozzarella cheese

  • 6 large fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. Pound chicken breasts to ½" thick between sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Salt and pepper both sides.

  2. Heat oil in 10 or 12-inch skillet on medium-high. Brown chicken on both sides. Add garlic; saute’ until browned, about 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Stir in broth, balsamic vinegar, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend and mustard. Simmer for 10-12 minutes, covered, until chicken is cooked through.

  4. While still in skillet, top each chicken breast with 1 basil leaf, then cover with slice of mozzarella cheese. Top each breast with tomato slice. Serve with sauce from the pan drizzled on top.

*This balsamic chicken has 310 calories and 3 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version which has 350 calories and 14 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 310
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 600mg
Total Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 3g
Erthritol 2g
Protein 39g
Vitamin A 10% DV
Vitamin C 10% DV
Calcium 15% DV
Iron 6% DV