Caprese Grilled Chicken

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You love the flavors as summer. And never have they come together more perfectly than in this beautiful recipe for Caprese Grilled Chicken. Rich, beautiful grilled chicken, the tangy brightness of ripe heirloom tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, a drizzle of balsamic vinegar. This recipe isn’t just easy…it’s easy to love!

Easy Caprese Grilled Chicken

  • 3 chicken breasts, sliced in half
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 6 slices fresh mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup balsamic drizzle
  • salt and pepper to taste

Sprinkle chicken breasts with 1 clove of chopped garlic and drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Generously salt and pepper. Grill for 4-5 minutes, then flip, top with mozzarella, cover grill, and allow chicken to cook through, about 4 minutes more.

In a small bowl, toss together remaining garlic, olive oil, mozzarella, and basil. Spoon over melted mozzarella on cooked chicken. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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