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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

French Onion Chicken Bake

Quick and easy baked chicken recipe perfect for those onion and cheese lovers!

Similar to fresh onion soup and sooooo cheesy!! The perfect comfort food!!

Full recipe in video below!


  • 4 Onions, peeled and sliced

  • 4 tbsp light Butter

  • 4 cloves Garlic, minced

  • 1/2 tsp Pepper

  • 1 tsp Thyme

  • 2/3 cup Low Sodium Beef Broth

  • 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar

  • 4 Chicken Breasts, boneless skinless

  • 1/2 tsp Salt

  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

  • 1/2 cup Parmesean Cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and spray a baking dish with cooking spray

  2. Add butter to a large skillet on med to high heat. Add in sliced onions and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Reduce the heat on the pan to medium and add in the garlic, pepper and thyme and cook for another minute

  4. Stir in the beef broth and the balsamic vinegar and cook until the onions have a jam-like consistency, about 10 minutes.

  5. When onions are caramelized, place about 1/3 of the mixture into the bottom of the greased baking dish.

  6. Place chicken on top of the onions and sprinkle with the salt.

  7. Place remaining onions on top of the chicken along with the mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.

  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until the chicken has a safe internal temperature of 165 degrees.

  9. Serve warm and enjoy!

4 Servings:

6 points (blue & purple)

8 points (green)

295 Calories

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