Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Chicken

I swear this recipe tastes so fresh and delicious… It is super easy to prepare, perfect for a quick family meal or to make ahead.. You have to try it! This recipe makes enough for 4 servings. To make it you will need:

4 organic chicken breast

1 teaspoon of oregano

1/2 teaspoon of paprika

1/2 teaspoon of onion powder

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup of basil, finely chopped

2 cups of cherry tomatoes, halved

4 slices of mozzarella cheese

When it comes to family dinners, I am always looking for tasty and easy recipes that I can whip up in no time.. This recipe definitely delivered… I first started by marinating the chicken with oregano, paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper. I also chopped my tomatoes and basil

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In a saucepan, I heated the coconut oil and cooked the chicken for 5 minutes on each side over high medium heat.

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Remove the chicken and set aside. In the same saucepan, add garlic and balsamic vinegar and cook for 1 minute over medium heat.

IMG_1311Add the cherry tomatoes and cook for 2 more minutes.

IMG_1312Now add in the chicken and almost all the basil (leave some to decorate the plate afterwards). Add a lid and cook for another 3-5 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked.

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Add the cheese slices and close for another minute to allow the cheese to melt and voila!

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I served this wonderful meal with a side of myΒ Ultimate Mashed Potatoes… Soooooo delicious! I promise the cherry tomatoes will taste like absolute heaven! The best part?Β No guilty feelings afterwards! Healthy and delicious!

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