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Balsamic Grilled Chicken Caprese Salad


PREP TIME: 15min COOK TIME: 10min
Serves 4

PREP TIME: 15min COOK TIME: 10min
Serves 4

  • 400
  • 40g
  • 440mg
  • 6g
    Sat. Fat
  • 9g
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Ingredients Ingredients


4 tbsp. balsamic vinegar

4 tbsp. olive oil

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

2 large zucchini

2 cups tomatoes, chopped

4 oz. mozzarella pearls

1/4 cup fresh basil

1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

Step 1

Step 1


Whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and black pepper. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the 4 chicken breasts and ½ of the balsamic dressing. Set the remaining dressing aside for serving. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes.

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With a mandoline, julienne peeler or spiral slicer, turn the zucchini into noodles. Onto a large platter, combine the zucchini noodles, chopped tomatoes and mozzarella pearls.

Step 3

Step 3


Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the marinade. Discard the marinade. Grill the chicken breasts for 3 to 4 minutes per side until done. Chicken is done when it feels firm to the touch and a meat thermometer inserted in the center reaches 170°F. Remove from the grill and let rest for 2 to 3 minutes. Chop into bite-sized pieces.

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Top the platter of zucchini noodles, tomatoes and mozzarella with chicken pieces. Drizzle with remaining balsamic dressing and garnish with basil chiffonade and toasted pine nuts.

Ta Da Ta Da

Balsamic Grilled Chicken Caprese Salad

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Get friends together and savor this colorful chicken Caprese salad with tangy balsamic vinegar, fresh zucchini, basil, heirloom tomatoes and mozzarella pearls. Serves 4

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