Bruschetta-Topped Chicken & Spaghetti Recipe
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Bruschetta-Topped Chicken & Spaghetti Recipe

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I'm always on the lookout for healthy recipes for my family. If you find yourself craving Italian food, this delicious 30-minute meal hits the spot. —Susan Wholley, Fairfield, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup prepared bruschetta topping
  • 1/3 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1 cup cooked spaghetti : 431 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 641mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 8g fiber), 40g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 3 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. Preheat broiler. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Pound chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/2-in. thickness. Sprinkle with pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken over medium heat 5-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink.
  2. Transfer to an 8-in.-square baking pan. Spoon bruschetta topping over chicken; sprinkle with cheeses. Broil 3-4 in. from heat 5-6 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Serve with spaghetti. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bruschetta-Topped Chicken & Spaghetti in Simple & Delicious October/November 2013, p19

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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lynnwright User ID: 7910567 245005
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"I made this a few days ago and it was a big hit! I didn't have italian cheese blend on hand so I just made a mixture of mozzarella, romano, and parmesan cheeses. Broiling the chicken for 5 - 6 minutes would have been far too long. The cheese was browned after about 2 1/2 minutes, so I just took it out at that point. I make my own bruschetta, which my family loves, and that may have had some bearing on how well it went over. Will definitely make this meal again."

sstetzel User ID: 158954 217368
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2015

"I buy prepared Bruchetta from the mediterranean bar at Wegmans in the deli section. I've also found a jarred version in other markets but I like the fresh version better."

2boysandadog User ID: 7897340 217367
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2015

"This was quick and so delicious, just my kind of recipe after a busy day! By the way "prepared" bruschetta means "all ready made as in store bought" that is probably why there is no recipe shown for it."

Brooklynchick User ID: 8205337 217364
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2015

"This was good. The other reviewers might have thought that this was a special kind of topping so they were looking for a recipe for it. The bruschetta recipe is simple enough for it to have been included."

dkryan49 User ID: 5923777 217362
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2015

"Bruschetta is simply diced plum tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic and olive oil. You can add balsamic vinegar also if you like."

desmma15 User ID: 3711039 217336
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2015

"You can also find prepared bruschetta in your supermarket."

sjosandi User ID: 5867224 217335
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2015

"Easy to find how to make bruschetta. Google"

rosewoodapartments User ID: 2855797 217248
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"I also could not find the Bruschetta recipe. Really want to try this recipe but is not any good without the Bruschetta. I would only rate this 3 stars with that important recipe."

dizzy50dianne User ID: 7995566 217143
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2015

"Where's the recipe for Bruschetta? That the reason for the poor rating. I scrolled all over this place and couldn't find the recipe for the topping for the chicken breasts."

slimfast User ID: 7762791 135632
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"This was really good-my picky husband liked it, will be making it again!"

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