Posts Tagged ‘chicken caprese recipe’

Five Favorite (and Scrumptious) Dinner Recipes

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

These five dinner recipes are some of our favorites. Savory, satisfying and complementary to many side dishes, drinks and taste buds, serve for Valentine’s Day dinner, a dinner with friends or whip up to enjoy throughout the week.

Roasted Cauliflower Stir-Fry

A lighter option stir-fry, this recipe offers a great starting base for altering ingredients to fit your taste.

Creative Commons "Grilled Chicken Caprese" by esimpraim / Cropped from original

Chicken Caprese

Also on the lighter side, this recipe features the bright colors of basil and tomato for a dish that looks as good as it tastes.

Grilled Shrimp

Haeger Round Pizza Stone

Grilled Shrimp

Serve with veggies, pasta, over a salad or provide all three during a dinner party! These are great for summertime barbecues, but make a great winter dinner too.

Burrito Casserole

This dish fits into the comfort food category, and is sure to become a favorite in your household (and recipe box!).

Homemade Pizza

This will always be on our list of favorite recipes. While opting for delivery is convenient every now and then, there’s nothing like homemade pizza pie.

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Tasteful Tuesday: Chicken Caprese

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Impress your guests with this relatively easy dinner recipe that is full of savory flavor and Italian influences. No need to add anything extra, but if you are looking to add more to your offering pair this Chicken Caprese with freshly cooked rice or a thin pasta. Yield: 4 servings

What you’ll need:

  • Creative Commons "Grilled Chicken Caprese" by esimpraim / Cropped from original4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 10 large basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella,
    sliced in 1/2 inch thick slices
  • balsamic vinegar, to taste
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Salt and pepper both sides of the chicken and set aside.
  2. In a large saute pan, warm 1 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, cover, and cook for about 10 minutes. Flip chicken breasts and continue cooking until thoroughly done.
  3. While chicken is cooking, warm remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil in a medium saute pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and continue sautéing for about 5 mintues, or until tomato skins start to soften or wrinkle. Remove from heat and stir in basil, set aside.
  4. Once done cooking, top each chicken breast with 2 slices of mozzarella. Pour tomato mixture on top. Cover pan with lid once more and let the mozzarella melt, about 1-2 minutes.
  5. Drizzle with a splash of balsamic vinegar and serve!

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