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Chicken Pesto Bake

Chicken Pesto Bake

| March 31, 2023

We are back with another yummy dish! This one is always a crowd favorite!

Below is the ingredients and instructions you will need! 

Let us know what you think and if you changed anything! 


  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 6 oz. jar basil pesto
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 - 6 slices mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Season chicken breasts liberally with salt and pepper.
  2. OPTIONAL STEP: While the oven is preheating you can heat some olive oil or butter in a skillet. Once hot add the chicken breast and sear for 1-2 minutes on each side until caramelized. The chicken should still be raw in the center.
  3. Arrange chicken breasts (seared or raw) onto a baking dish or rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Use a spoon to cover chicken breast with pesto.
  5. Top each chicken breast with 1 thin slice of mozzarella cheese and 2 thinly sliced tomatoes.
  6. Bake for 20- 30 minutes (time will vary based on chicken thickness) or until the internal temperature is 165 degrees F. Broil the chicken the final 2 minutes so that the cheese is bubbly and golden. Serve immediately.