Meal Kit

Piedmont Chicken Breast

with fresh mozzarella, pesto, and balsamic reduction caprese salad

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Tree Nuts (Pine Nuts), Milk

  • Under 625 calories
    Under 35g carbs
All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
A note about serious food allergies

Cooking chicken on the bone means more flavor than your workaday boneless, skinless version. We make the most of this juicy cut by coating it with an herbaceous spice blend, pan searing, and then finishing the chicken in the oven. A cut this elegant deserves a side with style. A salad of fresh mozzarella, heirloom cherry tomatoes, pesto, and a balsamic reduction is nothing short of gourmet.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Bone-in Chicken Breasts
  • 7 oz. Spinach
  • 5 oz. Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes
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    4 oz. Fresh Ciliegine Mozzarella
  • 1½ fl. oz. Balsamic Vinegar
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    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian Seasoning Blend
Contains: Sulfites
Food intolerance information

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve cherry tomatoes. Pat chicken breasts dry.

  2. 2

    Sear the Chicken

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Rub both sides of chicken with Italian seasoning and a pinch of salt and pepper. Add chicken to hot pan and cook until lightly browned, 4-5 minutes per side.

  3. 3

    Finish the Chicken

    Transfer chicken to prepared baking sheet and roast until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 18-22 minutes. Remove from oven and rest at least 5 minutes. Wipe pan clean and reserve. While chicken roasts, sauté spinach.

  4. 4

    Sauté the Spinach

    Line a plate with a paper towel. Return pan used to cook chicken to medium-high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and spinach to hot pan. Cook, stirring often, until just wilted, 1-2 minutes. Season with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Remove spinach to towel-lined plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  5. 5

    Prepare the Balsamic Reduction

    Add balsamic vinegar to pan used to cook spinach and place over medium heat. Cook until reduced by half, 3-4 minutes. Remove from burner.

  6. 6

    Plate the Dish

    Place a serving of spinach on a plate and rest chicken on top. Arrange cherry tomatoes and mozzarella next to chicken. Drizzle with balsamic reduction and basil pesto.

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