Caprese Balsamic Chicken Recipe

Caprese Balsamic Chicken made with Truvia

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

Calories: 310 Calories


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

  • 12 tsp salt

  • 14 tsp black pepper

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • 2 cloves minced garlic

  • 34 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 12 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 large ripe tomato, cut into 6 slices

  • 6 slices (1 oz. each) mozzarella cheese

  • 6 large fresh basil leaves


  • 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
Caprese Balsamic Chicken is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely a repeat meal! Low carb, great taste, easy to make! What more do you want?
Date published: 2016-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! Very do-able! I love this recipe. Quick and easy. My family couldn't get enough! I served it with sauted kale with caramelized onions and garlic orzo for sides. Molte Bene!! Will be making this again SOON!
Date published: 2016-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Recipe I love caprese salad. Fresh mozzarella is so wonderful!! This recipe was awesome!!
Date published: 2016-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick easy and yummy Like most now adays, I don't have much time to cook, but this took a few minutes to get ready (I prepared it the night before cooking) then in minutes the next day put it together! I used spinach as my base (I'm not doing carbs) and Voila', yummy sweet chicken with healthy cooked in!
Date published: 2016-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome chicken! I bought this a week ago and I've telling my self to try new recipes! I did and I loved it!
Date published: 2015-09-16
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