A delightful combination of juicy chicken, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and vibrant pesto creates the perfect Caprese-style Pesto Chicken. This recipe is a burst of flavors that will surely impress your taste buds.
Caprese-style Pesto Chicken
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup fresh mozzarella, sliced
- 1/2 cup basil pesto
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375Â°F (190Â°C).
- Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
- In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
- Sear the chicken breasts until golden brown on both sides.
- Transfer the chicken to a baking dish.
- Spread pesto over each chicken breast.
- Top with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella slices.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
- Garnish with fresh basil before serving.
Total time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional information: (per serving) Calories: 350, Protein: 30g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fat: 22g