4.92 from 12 votes
Chicken Stuffed with Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Hasselback Chicken is stuffed with mozzarella, tomato and basil making it a new and delicious way to enjoy chicken for dinner!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Chicken, Hasselback
Servings: 2
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 to 10 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 5 to 6 grape tomatoes; sliced in half
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  1. Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board. Using a sharp knife, cut slits across the chicken breast about 3/4 of the way through being careful not to cut all the way through.

  2. Depending on the size of your chicken breast, you're going to want around 6 to 8 slits per chicken breast.

  3. Stuff each slit with a slice of mozzarella cheese, half a grape tomato and a basil leaf.

  4. Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish that has been coated with non-stick baking spray.

  5. Brush each chicken breast with olive oil.

  6. Sprinkle each chicken breast with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.

  7. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees.

Recipe Notes

Note: The quantity for tomatoes, cheese and basil will depend on how many slits you make in the boneless chicken breasts.