Caprese Chicken Skillet

Caprese Chicken Skillet cooked in fresh tomato sauce, with melted fresh mozzarella cheese on top and garnished with basil. Serve on its own or with spaghetti for easy healthy dinner ideas.

Chicken breasts Zucchini Mozzarella cheese Garlic Tomatoes Tomato paste Oil Balsamic vinegar Dried oregano Salt and pepper Fresh basil

Ingredients You Need

Prep and chop ingredients. This moves this skillet recipe along in a timely manner, meaning dinner can be on the table even quicker!


Pick a large 12″ – 14″ skillet to cook this dish comfortably.  Cook chicken for 10 minutes then push to one side of the skillet.


On the empty side, cook tomatoes with garlic and spices – they will cook down into fresh and quick homemade sauce.


Add zucchini, stir with chicken and sauce, cover and cook for 12 minutes. Do not peek in.


Add cheese and cover to melt for 5 minutes. Again, do not peek in – let heat do its job..



Refrigerate covered for up to 3 – 4 days. Do not freeze. Reheat in skillet on low heat covered for 5 minutes.

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