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Baked Pesto Chicken Recipe

Lil' Luna
Chicken breast halves covered in basil pesto, baked with mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. So easy, but SO delicious!
4.85 from 13 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 341 kcal


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


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • 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
  • 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!



Calories: 341kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 32gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 598mgPotassium: 549mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1235IUVitamin C: 7.8mgCalcium: 202mgIron: 0.8mg
Keyword Baked Pesto Chicken
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