Caprese Chicken Pesto Pasta from

Super quick and easy pasta inspired by the caprese salad with fresh tomatoes, basil pesto and mozzarella along with some grilled chicken.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 0 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
  • 12 ounces pasta
  • 12 ounces chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  1. Start cooking your pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, season the chicken with salt and pepper, grill over medium-high heat until cooked, about 4-6 minutes per side, and let cool before slicing.
  3. Meanwhile, dice the tomatoes and mozzarella and toss the tomatoes in balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.
  4. Drain the pasta, mix everything together and enjoy!

Option: Throw the mixed pasta back on the stove for a few minutes to melt the mozzarella.