Pan-Seared Chicken Bruschetta

With Heirloom Baby Tomatoes, Parmesan, and Microgreens

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat

A note about serious food allergies

Bring all the fresh, sun-warmed flavors of Tuscany into your home with this dish bursting with seasonal tomatoes, basil, garlic, and all of the classic tastes of the bruschetta you normally eat on bread. Tender chicken is nestled atop al dente pasta and dressed with a zesty heirloom tomatoes, garlic, and basil. It’s crowned with nutty Parmesan and fresh microgreens, reminiscent of a delicious Italian summer in a bowl.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ¼ oz. Micro Greens
  • 2 Basil Sprigs
  • 6 oz. Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • Info
    6 oz. Spaghetti
  • Info
    1 oz. Shaved Parmesan
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    773
  • Carbohydrates
    102g
  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    66g
  • Sodium
    828mg
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Put a colander in the sink. Thoroughly rinse produce and pat dry. Make sure to completely dry micro greens. Cut basil into thin strips. Halve tomatoes. Mince garlic. Peel, halve, and finely dice half red onion. Reserve remaining half. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Pasta
    2

    Cook the Pasta

    Add spaghetti to boiling water and cook until al dente, about 7-8 minutes. Drain pasta, reserve ½ cup of cooking water to use later in the dish, and return drained pasta to pot. Set aside.

  • Step 3 - Cook the Chicken
    3

    Cook the Chicken

    In a medium pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 tsp. olive oil. Salt and pepper the chicken breasts and, once skillet is hot, add and cook chicken for 5-6 minutes on each side, or until internal temperature reaches at least 165 degrees. Rest chicken for at least a few minutes.

  • Step 4 - Prepare the Bruschetta
    4

    Prepare the Bruschetta

    In a mixing bowl, combine 1 tsp. olive oil, tomatoes, basil, diced red onion, minced garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Combine thoroughly and set aside.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Pasta
    5

    Finish the Pasta

    In the same pan you cooked the chicken, add drained pasta and ¼ cup of reserved pasta water. Cook for 1 minute over high heat, stirring consistently to warm pasta throughout. Season to taste with salt and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. If pasta is too dry for your taste, add more of the reserved pasta water to the spaghetti. Remove from heat and set aside.

  • Step 6 - Plate the Dish
    6

    Plate the Dish

    Add a serving of pasta to a shallow bowl.Top with a chicken breast. Ladle a serving of bruschetta atop the pasta and chicken. Garnish with shaved Parmesan and microgreens.