Indulge in the rich flavors of our Baked Pesto Chicken, a delightful dish that’s both easy to prepare and incredibly delicious. This recipe combines the freshness of pesto with the juiciness of baked chicken, creating a culinary masterpiece that will leave your taste buds craving for more.
Baked Pesto Chicken
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup basil pesto
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and season with salt and pepper.
- Spread a generous layer of basil pesto over each chicken breast.
- Top the chicken with halved cherry tomatoes and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Remove from the oven, let it rest for a few minutes, and serve hot.
Total time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 40g