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Cheesy Chicken & Pesto Caprese Bake

Cheesy Chicken & Pesto Caprese Bake

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(1400 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Italian

"Basil, tomato and mozzarella are a banging combo! Smother pesto over chicken, and top it with gooey melted mozzarella. Make it a winner with roasted cherry tomatoes and crispy potatoes on the side."

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Italian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Red-onion
1 red onion
Mozzarella-ball
125g mozzarella ball †
Cherry-tomatoes
250g cherry tomatoes
Classic nut pesto pot
45g classic basil nut pesto pot †
Balsamic-vinegar
1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml) †
Potatoes
3 white potatoes
2 x 125g British chicken breast fillets
2 x 125g British chicken breast fillets
You Will Need
Tin foil, olive oil, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red onion
  • 125g mozzarella ball<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 45g classic basil nut pesto pot<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 white potato
  • 2 x 125g British chicken breast fillets
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 520 kJ
124 kcal
2250 kJ
535 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
5 g
2.1 g
21.6 g
9.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
9.9 g
2.2 g
42.9 g
9.5 g
Fibre 1.4 g 6 g
Protein 10.2 g 44.3 g
Salt 0.3 g 1.31 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 red onion
red onion
125g mozzarella ball
pasteurised cows milk, salt, microbial rennet, citric acid
250g cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
45g classic basil nut pesto pot
sunflower seed oil, Italian basil (36%), cashew nut, Grana Padano PDO cheese (milk, egg), glucose, Pecorino Romano PDO cheese (milk), sea salt, crushed pine kernels, extra virgin olive oil, whey protein (milk), flavourings, potato flakes, spices, acidity regulator: lactic acid; antioxidant: rosemary extract. May contain peanut & nuts
1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)
wine vinegar, concentrated grape must, potassium metabisulphite (sulphites)
1 white potato
potato
2 x 125g British chicken breast fillets
Chicken breast
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, egg, nut, sulphites)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
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Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Cut the potatoes (skins on) into bite-sized pieces

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Cut the red onion[s] into wedges, leaving the skins on (this helps them cook quicker!)

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Add the chopped potatoes, red onion wedges and cherry tomatoes to a baking tray (or two!)

Add the balsamic vinegar, a pinch of salt and 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] olive oil and give everything a good mix up

Put the tray in the oven for 25-30 min or until the vegetables are soft and the potatoes are crisp – this is your caprese bake

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Tear the mozzarella roughly

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Add the chicken breasts to a tin foil-lined baking tray

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Top the chicken with the classic basil nut pesto and mozzarella

Season with a pinch of salt and pepper

Put the tray in the oven for 15-20 min or until the cheese is golden and the chicken is cooked through (no pink meat!) – this is your mozzarella & pesto chicken

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Once the vegetables are done, carefully cut off the root, then remove and discard the skins of the red onion

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Serve the mozzarella & pesto chicken with the caprese bake to the side

Pour over any remaining chicken juices

Bosh!

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