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Baked Pesto Chicken

USAFireAndRescue's picture
Baked pesto chicken is a quick and delicious recipe. Add a salad or steamed vegetables for an easy meal.
Ingredients
  Boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 4
  Basil pesto 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use fresh or pre-packaged)
  Tomato 1 , sliced
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING:
1)Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2)Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil.
3)Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl and toss it around to coat it thoroughly.
4)Place the chicken on baking sheet.
5)Bake for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is not pink in center anymore.
6)Remove from oven; top with tomato slice and cheese.
7)Bake for another 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

SERVING:
8)Serve hot with your choice of vegetables or sides and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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4 Comments

CookingMyWay's picture
I love your recipe. I'm going to have to give this one a try.
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi! Thank you for commenting! It makes a great dinner paired up with a salad. I hope you like it! :-)
vandana's picture
This is yet another delicious must say. Just keep those yummy treats coming regularly. A feast to actually see ur working and creating those delights.
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi Vandana! How are you? Thank you for the kind words. I really appreciate it! You should check out my Monkey Bread Video when you have some time... my tubes of biscuits exploded under the hot lights! Thanks again for commenting! Take care :-)