cooking w cat // vegan chicken bruschetta

serves 2 –

1500 calories –

cook time 20-30 minutes –

vegan –


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ingredients //

2 chicken breasts

4 cups broccolini

4 ounces cheese

1 tomato

2 shallots

olive oil

3 ounces balsamic vinegar

8 fresh basil leaves

2 tablespoons red pepper flakes

3 ounces chicken pesto



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step 1 //

prepare all ingredients – dice tomato – slice shallots into thin strips – thoroughly wash and strain broccolini.

in a small bowl, combine shallots and balsamic vinegar. mix well.


step 2 //

line oven safe pan with aluminum foil and place shallots and broccolini. drizzle with red pepper flakes and excess balsamic vinegar. toss with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and a pinch of salt & pepper.

preheat oven to 450 degrees fahrenheit for 8-10 minutes. when preheated, carefully place vegetables into oven.

step 3 //

add 2 teaspoons of olive oil to saucepan on medium-high heat. place chicken breasts onto pan and sear each side for 3-5 minutes.

step 4 //

in a bowl, combine diced tomatoes, chicken pesto, and a pinch of salt & pepper. mix well until combined. add red pepper flakes to taste.

step 5 //

remove brocoli and shallots from pan and plate. add cheese on top and to the side. heat of the chicken will melt cheese, creating a cheesy bruschetta chicken breast.


step 6 //

place seared chicken breasts into oven preheat 450 degrees fahrenhiet for 9 minutes. once chicken has reached a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, remove form oven and place on top of cheese.

drizzle with half the bruschetta and 4 basil leaves fresh from the garden.



– fini –



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