Chicken Margherita is tender and flavor packed grilled chicken that is smothered with mozzarella, pesto, and juicy cherry tomatoes. Liven up dinnertime with this restaurant quality meal that's quick and easy to make at home!
In a medium sized bowl whisk the balsamic vinegar, honey, garlic, olive oil, Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper. Add the chicken breasts and coat. Marinate for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl add the avocado, tomato, basil and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
On the grill:
Heat the grill to medium high heat. Grill the chicken on each side about 6 minutes or until cooked throughout and no longer pink. Top with mozzarella cheese, pesto, tomatoes and chopped basil.
On the Stove Top:
In a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat, discard the marinade and reserve 1/4 cup and add the chicken to the skillet. Cook on each side for 3-4 minutes or until chicken is cooked to 165 degrees. Add the reserved marinade and cook until the sauce reduces. Top with mozzarella cheese, pesto, tomatoes and chopped basil.