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Baked Bruschetta Chicken

This Baked Bruschetta Chicken recipe is tender and full of flavour. It’s a dump-and-bake meal that is perfect for any night of the week.

bruschetta chicken in a dish with text

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One peek through my recipes here at My Organized Chaos, and you notice that we love easy and simple family meals. My all-time favourites are those that aren’t complicated or time-consuming, and especially ones that kids are able to make themselves.

baked bruschetta chicken in a dish with melted mozzarella on top

There’s definitely something to admire about quick dinners that make you feel like a chef, by your own taste or the compliments from others. I like to prove that a tasty meal that almost takes you by surprise, can be so very simple. This, my friends, is one perfect example of such a recipe that you’ll want to make often.

As the name would suggest, the stars of this dish is bruschetta and chicken. While you could make your own homemade bruschetta, this time of year I tend to buy jars from the grocer instead. As a bonus, jarred bruschetta is usually packed with enough spice to stand on its own.

The ingredients in bruschetta is tomato, garlic, onion, basil, salt, and pepper in a base of olive oil. Some jarred brands have balsamic vinegar in them, which is an ingredient that puts this taste over the top. If you are opting for jarred and it doesn’t have this, sprinkle some on top before serving.

bruschetta chicken being lifted from a dish with a wooden spoon

How to Make Bruschetta Chicken

This dump and bake recipe couldn’t possibly be easier. While the oven is preheating, spray a baking dish with non-stick spray. Place chicken breasts in the dish and add pepper for taste.

Dump a jar of bruschetta on top of the chicken, along with some shredded mozzarella cheese. Pop it into the oven, and when it’s done, garnish with some chopped basil and balsamic vinegar (if desired). Voila!

bruschetta chicken on a bed of lettuce

What To Serve With Bruschetta Chicken

This baked bruschetta chicken recipe with mozzarella has many options for sides. I like to serve this with a fresh garden salad, Roasted Red Potatoes, our easy homemade bread, or even rice.

This recipe is also low-carb, so feel free to try our Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mash as a side to complete the healthy meal.

a piece of bruschetta chicken cut open on a plate

More Baked Chicken Recipes to Try:

baked bruschetta chicken in a dish with melted mozzarella on top

Baked Bruschetta Chicken

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

This BAKED BRUSCHETTA CHICKEN recipe is tender and full of flavour. It's a dump-and-bake meal that is perfect for any night of the week.


  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 380g Bruschetta, store bought in jar or container
  • 1.5 cup Mozzarella, shredded
  • 5-6 leave fresh basil, chopped
  • Balsamic Vinegar, if desired


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F
  2. spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and place the chicken breasts in the dish
  3. sprinkle with pepper
  4. dump the entire contents of the packaged bruschetta onto the chicken
  5. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella on top
  6. Bake uncovered for 40-45 minutes, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165F
  7. Take out of the oven when done and add chopped basil. Sprinkle balsamic vinegar on top, not required but recommended


- If your store bought bruschetta is more than gram amount in recipe, that is just fine.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 511Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 144mgSodium: 591mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 50g

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My biggest tip for making this recipe, is of course to choose chicken with that Canadian Chicken Farmers logo on the package (see below). By looking for and selecting based on that logo, you’re supporting Canadian family-owned businesses, and our economy.

Perhaps you don’t know that Canadian chicken farmers adhere to a strict, mandatory & auditable Animal Care Program to ensure high animal care standards are being upheld. So while they provide us with obviously high quality tasty chicken, their responsibility extends beyond what you may see or taste.

A good idea is to browse the Chicken Farmers of Canada website. It has great recipes to try, facts about Canadian chicken, and even information right from the farmers themselves. You can also connect online – Facebook: Canadian Chicken, Twitter: @ChickenFarmers, Instagram: @ChickenDotCA and Pinterest: ChickenDotCA.

If your grocer doesn’t provide its customers with the “Raised by a Canadian Farmer” brand, ask them to . I have done this in the past, because I think it’s important for Canadian stores to carry what Canadians want.

bruschetta chicken with text

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