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Chicken Margherita Recipe

Chicken Margherita

Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes

For a little garlic flavor, season the chicken with a sprinkle of garlic powder in addition to the salt and pepper!

What you'll need

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 lb.)
  • 2 cups Ragu® Old World Style® Margherita Smooth Pasta Sauce
  • 4 slices fresh or packaged mozzarella cheese (about 4 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


Serves 4

How to make it

  1. Season chicken, if desired, with salt and black pepper. Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken for about 5 minutes, turning once.
  2. Add pasta sauce and simmer covered 5 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  3. Top chicken with cheese, then let stand until cheese is melted, about 1 minute. Garnish with basil.
  4. Serve, if desired, with hot cooked penne pasta topped with additional pasta sauce, heated.