Mozzarella Topped Chicken With Roasted Tomato and Basil Sauce

“This is a super easy weeknight meal, very few ingredients, but is quite lovely, I think sometimes simple is great. Makes for an easy meal to make and kind on the wallet but very satisfying. I served mine with pasta, it would also pair well with gnocchi or rice.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 200c.
  2. Combine tomatoes, garlic and oil in an ovenproof baking dish. Roast uncovered, about 20 Min's or until tomatoes soften. When garlic is cool enough to handle squeeze out flesh.
  3. Cook chicken in a pan, until nicely browned and cooked through.
  4. When chicken is close to being finished, blend or process garlic and all but 12 tomatoes until smooth.
  5. Place in a medium saucepan with basil and cream and cook stirring over a low heat, until heated through. Keep sauce warm on stove.
  6. Top each breast with a slice of mozzarella and place under grill until cheese melts.
  7. To Serve: Place chicken on a plate top with sauce and garnish with tomatoes (3 per plate) and basil leaves if desired. I served mine with tri colour pasta.

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