Skillet Mozzarella Chicken with Pesto

Every once in a while, you have got to surprise yourself by whipping up a platter loaded greens and a simple sauteed chicken breast.

And who knows, you may even enjoy it.


- extra virgin olive oil - salt and pepper - chicken breasts - fresh mozzarella - basil pesto - grape tomatoes - organic greens


In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat the olive oil and swirl to coat pan.

Place the chicken in the skillet and cook until golden brown, about 6 minutes per side, 160 degrees F.

Carefully arrange the mozzarella over each piece of chicken, cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes longer, allowing the mozzarella to melt.

Meanwhile, toss half of the pesto with the greens and tomatoes in a bowl.

Season with salt and pepper as needed. Arrange on platters to serve, or serve family style from the bowl.

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