Pesto Mozzarella Chicken Bake

A delightful dish marrying the flavors of pesto, melted mozzarella, and tender chicken, baked to perfection.

Pesto Mozzarella Chicken Bake

Pesto Mozzarella Chicken Bake


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup basil pesto
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cherry tomatoes for garnish (optional)
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a baking dish.
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. Place the chicken in the baking dish and spread pesto over each chicken breast.
  4. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese generously over the top of each breast.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  6. Optional: Garnish with cherry tomatoes and fresh basil leaves before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 25-30 minutes | Total Time: 35-40 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional information per serving:

  • Calories: 380
  • Protein: 35g
  • Fat: 24g
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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