Baked pesto chicken

Baked pesto chicken

23 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
4
chicken breast halves (boneless, skinless)
2
plum tomatoes
75 g
pesto
60 g
mozzarella cheese (shredded)
fresh basil for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 4  chicken breast halves (boneless, skinless)
  • 2  plum tomatoes
  • 75 g pesto
  • 60 g mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • fresh basil for serving

Utensils

  • medium bowl
  • oven
  • ovenproof frying pan or baking sheet
  • aluminum foil (optional)
  • rubber spatula
  • cutting board
  • knife

Nutrition per serving

Cal
290
Protein
38g
Fat
13g
Carb
2g

Step 1/4

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Slice tomatoes. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat.
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 4 chicken breast halves
  • 75 pesto
  • medium bowl
  • oven
  • rubber spatula
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Slice tomatoes. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat.

Step 2/4

Place chicken in large ovenproof frying pan or on baking sheet lined with heavy-duty foil.
  • ovenproof frying pan or baking sheet
  • aluminum foil (optional)

Place chicken in large ovenproof frying pan or on baking sheet lined with heavy-duty foil.

Step 3/4

Bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 20 – 25 min, or until chicken is no longer pink in the center. Remove from oven.
  • oven

Bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 20 – 25 min, or until chicken is no longer pink in the center. Remove from oven.

Step 4/4

Top chicken with tomato slices and cheese. Bake for approx. 3 – 5 more min., or until cheese is melted. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired. Enjoy!
  • 60 shredded mozarella cheese
  • fresh basil for garnish

Top chicken with tomato slices and cheese. Bake for approx. 3 – 5 more min., or until cheese is melted. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired. Enjoy!