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Caprese Chicken Pasta

Perfect Mother's Day meal.

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 5 minutes
    •    Cook time: 20 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


    •    kosher salt
    •    1/4 cup sugar
    •    2 tbsps honey
    •    1 tsp garlic powder
    •    1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
    •    freshly ground black pepper
    •    1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    •    2 tsps Italian seasoning, divided
    •    2 oz. fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
    •    4 tbsps extra-virgin olive oil divided
    •    11 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast
    •    12 oz. cooked short pasta noodles (such as penne or spiral)


  1. Make balsamic glaze: In a medium saucepan, add balsamic vinegar, sugar, and honey and whisk to combine. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half. Remove from heat and transfer to a heatproof bowl to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons oil. Add chicken and cook until warm. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. Add cooked pasta to skillet and drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Season with remaining 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning and salt and pepper and stir to combine. Stir in tomatoes and cook until pasta is hot throughout and tomatoes are tender, 2 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add chicken and mozzarella, then cover and cook until cheese is melty. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and serve.

This great family recipe is thanks to delish Recipes at


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