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Cheese Smothered Chicken


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 7 ounces of shredded Cathedral Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 peeled and thinly sliced yellow onion
  • 2 cups of sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • ¼ cup of thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  2. Season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. Next, add the oil to a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Once it begins to lightly smoke add in the chicken breasts and cook for 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned.
  4. Flip the chicken over and immediately sprinkle the shredded cheese over top of the chicken.
  5. Transfer the pan to the oven and cook for 8-10 minutes or until cooked through out.
  6. Remove the chicken from the pan and place the pan on the cook top over medium-high heat.
  7. Add in the onions, mushrooms, and sun-dried tomatoes and sauté for 4-6 minutes or until browned. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the fresh basil.
  8. Serve the cheesy chicken with the sauteed mushrooms mixture.