Quick & Easy Baked Chicken Bruschetta Recipe

Are you tired of coming home from work and spending hours in the kitchen cooking dinner? Well, I have the perfect freezer meal for you: Bruschetta Chicken!

Bruschetta is a traditional Italian dish that dates back to the 15th century. It originated in central Italy, where farmers would grill bread over an open flame, rub it with garlic, and drizzle it with olive oil. Today, bruschetta is a popular appetizer that can be found in Italian restaurants all over the world.

The word “bruschetta” comes from the Italian word “bruscare,” which means “to roast over coals.” The original recipe consisted of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with salt and olive oil. Over time, the recipe has evolved to include a variety of toppings, including tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella cheese.

In Italy, bruschetta is often served as an antipasto, or appetizer, before a meal. It’s a simple but flavorful dish that highlights the freshness of the ingredients. In addition to tomatoes, other popular toppings include mushrooms, roasted peppers, and prosciutto. We have paired this recipe with chicken for a mouthwatering main course.

The traditional flavors of bruschetta are simple but delicious. The bread is toasted until crispy and then rubbed with garlic to add flavor. The olive oil adds richness and depth, while the tomatoes provide a burst of freshness and acidity. The basil adds a touch of sweetness and herbaceousness, and the salt ties everything together.

Bruschetta is a classic Italian dish that has stood the test of time. Its simple but flavorful ingredients really bring this dish to life.

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This recipe is not only delicious but also very healthy. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free, keto-friendly, low-carb, and sugar-free. Plus, it’s packed with protein, which makes it a hearty meal that will keep you full and satisfied for hours.

All you need to do is cut the chicken breasts into tenders, add them to a gallon-sized plastic freezer bag, and then add the other ingredients. Stir gently to combine, remove the air, seal, and freeze.

You can serve the Bruschetta Chicken warm over zucchini noodles or your favorite low-carb bread. Top it with chopped basil, parmesan cheese, and more tomato sauce from the pot. It’s so yummy!

Say goodbye to the stress of cooking after a long day at work and hello to the delicious flavors that will transport you to the rolling hills of Tuscany with every bite. It’s a delicious and healthy meal that you can feel good about eating. Buon appetito!

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1) Label your 1 gallon-sized plastic freezer bag. Make sure to include name, instructions, and a use-by date (I recommend 90 days after prep date).

2) Add all ingredients to your freezer bag. Stir gently to combine.

3) Remove air, seal, and freeze.


Crockpot Instructions:

-Thaw the freezer meal overnight in the fridge.

-Transfer contents into Crockpot.

-From thawed, cook for 6-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high. 

-When done cooking, mix chicken with the sauce.


Instant Pot Instructions:

-From frozen, sauté in Instant Pot for 5 minutes then flip the meal over. Pressure cook for 25 minutes on high. Allow 10 minutes for natural release.

-From thawed, pressure cook for 20 minutes on high. Allow 10 minutes for natural release. 

-When done cooking, mix chicken with the sauce.


Oven Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 450°F.

From thawed, transfer contents from the bag to a greased baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Broil for 3-5 minutes to slightly brown chicken.

-Remove and let cool completely. 


TIP:  Serve warm over zucchini noodles, or your favorite low-carb bread. Top with chopped basil, parmesan cheese, and more tomato sauce from the pot. So yummy!

We have tested this recipe for a serving size of 6. If you are cooking for less than 6 people, decrease the amount of liquid and the cook time. If you are cooking for more than 6 people, increase the amount of liquid and the cook time. Do this and your meals will NEVER turn out dry or mushy. Happy Cooking!

Susana Ojeda West

Susana Ojeda West

FreezerFit Head Chef

Susana Ojeda West

Susana Ojeda West

FreezerFit Head Chef

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