Insalata Caprese Chicken Bowls

A delicious twist on a classic Italian salad… packing all the fresh flavors of Insalata Caprese with the addition of chicken for a little extra protein!

Insalata Caprese Chicken Bowls

Prep Time:  5 minutes

Cook Time:   25 minutes

Serves:  4

By:  Michelle Fagone



1-1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch cubes

1 can diced tomatoes including juice (28-ounces)

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 container fresh ciliegine mozzarella drained and halved, 8-ounce

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup julienned fresh basil leaves



  1. In the Instant Pot®, add chicken and tomatoes. Lock lid.
  2. Press the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK button and adjust time to 5 minutes. When timer beeps, let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops. Unlock lid. Check chicken using a meat thermometer to ensure internal temperature is at least 165°F.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken and tomatoes to four bowls. Season with salt and pepper. Add mozzarella halves. Drizzle with oil and balsamic vinegar. Garnish with basil. Serve immediately.


Recipe Notes

PER SERVING:  Calories: 433 | Fat: 17g | Protein: 54g | Sodium: 886mg | Fiber: 3g | Carbohydrates: 12g | Net Carbs: 9g | Sugar: 6g