Great Tastes of Manitoba

Bruschetta Chicken

30 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 20 minutes | Servings: 4


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) cracked black pepper
  • ½ cup (125 mL) Italian cheese blend
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup (250 mL) prepared bruschetta topping


  1. Pound chicken breasts with a meat mallet or small sauce pan, to a ½ inch even thickness. Sprinkle with the dried basil and the black pepper.
  2. Lightly spray a large oven proof skillet (e.g. cast iron) with non-stick spray and heat on medium.  Cook chicken breasts until lightly browned on both sides and the internal temperature is 165F (about 10-15 minutes).
  3. Turn on broiler and position a rack about 4-6 inches from the heat.
  4. Top chicken with cheeses. Spoon bruschetta topping over cheese.
  5.  Broil for 5-6 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Serve with whole wheat spaghetti or rice.

Pairs well with, Fetzer Vineyards Rose

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