Baked pesto chicken

Baked pesto chicken

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Goodnes

Goodnes

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

10 min

Baking

30 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
2
chicken breast halves (boneless, skinless)
1
plum tomatoes
37½ g
pesto
30 g
mozzarella cheese (shredded)
fresh basil for serving
MetricImperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal290
Fat13 g
Protein38 g
Carb2 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Slice tomatoes. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat.
    • 1 plum tomatoes
    • 2 chicken breast halves
    • 37½ 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!
    • 30 g 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!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Baked pesto chicken

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