Chicken Bruschetta Skillet

Running out of time and ideas for dinner?  Here is a quick and tasty meal for the family, made with ingredients from the pantry.  Ten minutes of prep time and fifteen minutes of cook time and you will have a healthy dinner for five on the table.

Chicken Bruschetta Skillet  (Recipe adapted from
1 can (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes, drained
3/4 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped or 2 tsp dried
5 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
1 can (8 oz each) Tomato Sauce
2 garlic cloves minced
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp sugar
2 cups small garlic- or Italian-flavored croutons, crushed slightly
Olive oil


Stir together drained tomatoes and sauce, cheese, oregano, sugar, onion powder, garlic and basil in medium bowl; set aside.
Pound chicken to 1/2-inch thickness.

Add about 1 tbsp of olive oil to large skillet, then add chicken.
Cover chicken with tomato mixture. Bring sauce to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in centers (165°F). Top with croutons and a sprinkle more of shredded cheese just before serving.

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8 Responses to “Chicken Bruschetta Skillet”

  1. February 18, 2012 at 7:39 pm #

    Thanks for the great recipe and Thanks for linking up @CountryMommaCooks…Have a wonderful Sunday:)

  2. February 20, 2012 at 2:37 pm #

    Deana, Thanks for hosting.

  3. February 21, 2012 at 4:22 pm #

    I pinned this on Pinterest. Thank you for joining Creative Bloggers Party and Hop 🙂

  4. February 21, 2012 at 10:23 pm #

    I love anything that’s called Bruschetta, and you recipe sounds really good. Thanks for sharing the video. I will be trying this out. However do you find the time to make all your fabulous recipes. They all sound so good. Thanks for sharing your creative inspirations at Sunday’s Best.

  5. February 22, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    This dish look delicious and easy, too!! I’ll have to remember this recipe. 🙂

  6. February 23, 2012 at 5:08 pm #

    This really looks delicious and not hard at all! YEA! Thanks for coming to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” We loved having you and hope you’ll be back next Saturday! -The Sisters

  7. February 23, 2012 at 7:43 pm #

    Thank you for sharing this at Fabulous Friday!


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