Cheesy Tomato Chicken Fillets

These easy-to-make cheese filled chicken parcels make family cooking so easy!

Preparation time

  • Ingredients 8
  • Prep Time 00:10
  • Cook Time 00:12
  • Makes 4


  • 2 tbs Leggo’s pizza sauce
  • 1 cup pizza cheese grated
  • 1 tbs fresh basil leaves finely chopped
  • 4 chicken breast fillet
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 500 g Leggo’s bolognese pasta sauce jar
  • 1 scoop mashed potato *to serve
  • 1 handful asparagus steamed *to serve


  1. Combine Leggo’s Pizza Sauce, cheese and basil in a small bowl. Using a small sharp knife, make a pocket in each fillet. Spoon ¼ of the cheese mixture in each pocket. Secure well with toothpicks or small skewers.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick frypan over medium heat and brown chicken well on both sides. Reduce heat and pour Leggo’s Pasta Sauce around the chicken. Cover with a lid and simmer for a further 8-10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Rest for 5 minutes before removing toothpicks.
  3. Spoon sauce onto serving plates and top with chicken. Serve with mashed potato and steamed asparagus.


Tip: chicken can be filled a few hours ahead and refrigerated until required.