How to Make Clean Eating Baked Caprese Chicken

Baked Caprese Chicken from eMeals

Our Baked Caprese Chicken recipe was a big hit when we introduced it last year (it’s been pinned over 200,000 times!), so we thought we’d shoot a how-to video and share the recipe here on the blog. This recipe is so easy! A few simple, fresh ingredients combine into a fast dinner made with ingredients you can feel good about feeding your family. With a super-short ingredient list and hands-off cooking, it’s a Clean Eating meal even picky eaters will love.


This recipe is perfect for those on a diet but craving Italian. For six servings, it clocks in at only 300 calories/serving!


Here are three tips to make this dish yours:

  1. Promote even cooking by making sure the chicken breasts are the same relative size. If needed, you can place the chicken breasts between two sheets of plastic wrap, and pound to an even thickness.
  2. Switch up the flavor profile by substituting regular or smoked provolone for mozzarella. Or use a combo of mozzarella and grated Parmesan to add an extra layer of flavor.
  3. Add spinach in place of (or in addition to) the basil to make it Florentine.

Related Article: Get Our Clean Eating Pantry List printable here

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