Baked Pesto Chicken

Chicken breast halves covered in basil pesto, baked with mozzarella cheese and tomatoes make this Baked Pesto Chicken DELICIOUS! It takes just minutes to prep, but is simple, tasty and perfect for dinner.

Pesto Chicken

Best Pesto Chicken

Hello foodies! Tried and True here with a new way to change up that boring ol’ chicken dish. Today we have the BEST Baked Pesto Chicken recipe that is amazingly simple to whip up and is super yummy! Depending on your love for Pesto, you can add or take away as needed. Because we love pesto, there was no skimping on our end. And, of course, we always tend to add more cheese, which I don’t feel bad for. 🙂 No matter how much pesto or cheese you add, you really can’t mess up this recipe. There are only a few ingredients but the result is amazing!

MY LATEST VIDEOS

What we love most about this recipe is the simplicity. It is one of the easiest chicken recipes you’ll try, but one that is also so flavorful that you’ll want to make it again and again. All you need for this recipe is Chicken breast, pesto, cheese and tomatoes.

Baked Pesto Chicken - Chicken breast halves covered in basil pesto, baked with mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. So easy, but SO delicious!

Cover your chicken in pesto.

4-ingredient Baked Chicken Pesto - so simple and so tasty!

The cheese and tomatoes on top make it even more delicious!

The BEST Pesto Chicken!

I’m all about simple dinner recipes, so I’m glad we found this one. It would be perfect served with your favorite salad and side (we’d go for our Lemon Poppyseed Salad and Fried Zucchini). We hope you like this as much as we did!

For more baked chicken recipes, check out:

Baked Pesto Chicken VIDEO:

Baked Pesto Chicken

4.5 from 4 votes
Chicken breast halves covered in basil pesto, baked with mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. So easy, but SO delicious!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 341 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated basil pesto
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 3 plum tomatoes sliced (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400.

  2. Line baking sheet with foil with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, toss chicken with pesto to coat. Place chicken on baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes or until cooked through
  3. Remove from oven and top with tomatoes and cheese. Bake for an additional 5-7 minutes or until cheese has melted. Serve warm and ENJOY!

Adapted from Food.

Baked Pesto Chicken - Chicken breast halves covered in basil pesto, baked with mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. So easy, but SO delicious!

YW Theme 2019 Printables

Lil’ Luna Store

COMING SOON!

Author

Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

More by Kristyn

Let Us Know What You Think!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comments

  1. I am on a very very low salt diet. It would be very helpful if you included the nutriton label as well. I would like to know the sodium amount per serving.