Chicken Margherita

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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 lb.)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 slices fresh or packaged mozzarella cheese (about 4 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups Ragu® Old World Style® Margherita Smooth Pasta Sauce


  1. Season chicken, if desired, with salt and black pepper. Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken, turning once, about 5 minutes.

    Add Pasta Sauce and simmer covered 5 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Top chicken with cheese, then let stand until cheese is melted, about 1 minute. Garnish with basil.

    Serve, if desired, with hot cooked penne pasta topped with additional Pasta Sauce, heated.

    Preparation time: 5 Minute(s)
    Cook time: 10 Minute(s)
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