Easy Baked Pesto Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Easy Baked Pesto Chicken

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  • 4 skinless chicken breasts (boneless)
  • salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto (I used my homemade Basil Pesto with Lemon, but you can use purchased basil pesto.)
  • 2 ounces low-fat mozzarella cheese (grated, or more if you like it cheesy!)
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    Kay 6 days ago
    Easy to throw together and tastes really good.
    Michele Herron 4 months ago
    I would cut down on the cook time since I used thinly sliced chicken
    Julieta Revelles 5 months ago
    Easy And tasty. I added some potatoes
    Daniel C. 7 months ago
    Couldn’t brown the cheese in my oven but was still good. Even my picky son liked it!
    Julie Heinkel 9 months ago
    Wonderful! Will definitely make it again!
    Alfred Williams a year ago
    great loved it changed it up a little
    stephanos a year ago
    absolutely delicious .perfect dinner . fresh and tastefull .served with salad and potatoes .loved it
    Kevin Moore a year ago
    easy recipe for a good turn out
    Denise Hansen a year ago
    Very good!! I would make this again, very easy.
    Mark a year ago
    I’ve made this several times now, as-is. Doesn’t need tweaking!
    Pat a year ago
    We love this dish with the Cauliflower Rice. It is easy and very good. Love it because you have your meat with a vegetable and no carbs.
    Delish! I did sear the chicken breast a little first and it ended up perfectly tender and not even a little dry. Super easy, cheap and quick!
    Molly 2 years ago
    Make this once a week!
    Abby D. 2 years ago
    Yummy! My children love it!
    Paige Berry 2 years ago
    Wonderful! I also made this vegan with tofu for my oldest kiddo, she loved hers too!
    Mariana 2 years ago
    Delicious and so easy to make! I added some cherry tomatoes.
    Weller 2 years ago
    Perfect no brainer. Will make again
    Very flavorful and the kids loved it!
    Huber 2 years ago
    So great! I’ve made it multiple times now😻
    Brianna Reaver 2 years ago
    Quick and easy! Very delicious!
    Susan D. 2 years ago
    Love this recipe. Quick, easy, and delicious.
    Leslie 2 years ago
    Love this recipe. I make gluten free pasta and mix a little pesto with it and it’s a full meal. My husband and 1 year old love it too
    Lakeisha Herron 2 years ago
    Great! I used fresh pasteo from Wholefoods
    Williams 2 years ago
    Very good! I used Classico brand pesto instead of homemade. It was a hit!
    Marie 2 years ago
    It was easy, not a lot of ingredients, and it tastes good!
    AJ 2 years ago
    My family loved it! We will be making this again.
    Hey Kristina 2 years ago
    Super easy and the chicken wasn’t dry!
    It was delicious & so easy!
    Chris 2 years ago
    First time trying pesto. I don’t love pesto but I don’t hate it. Dish was good.
    Raymond Micallef 2 years ago
    Excellent and delicious.