One Pan Pesto Chicken Recipe | Yummly

One Pan Pesto Chicken

Tara: "We cut our zoodles too thin, but everything else…" Read More


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 skinless boneless chicken breasts (cut into 2-inch pieces)
  • 1 red pepper (medium, deseeded and sliced)
  • 5 medium zucchini (cut into ribbons or spirals)
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/4 cup pesto (homemade or store-bought)
  • mozzarella cheese (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium5% DV125mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein43% DV22g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories230Calories from Fat80
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat80
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C160%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Charla B. 9 months ago
    I made this using frozen zoodles. I would NOT recommend doing this as it made the dish watery and diluted the pesto flavor. That may be why the dish was relatively flavorless, but this was a complaint in other reviews. A little salt made it better
    Tara 9 months ago
    We cut our zoodles too thin, but everything else was perfect. Left out the red pepper (didn’t have it on hand) and cooked the cherry tomatoes with EVOO and a little salt until they broke down a bit first, then added grilled chicken and zoodles. Mixed the pesto and cheese in last. I will be adding this to my regular rotation!
    Ann a year ago
    It turned out great! Super easy, super quick cook time! I’ll definitely making this again.
    Hartnett 2 years ago
    Way too watery, and the zucchini was a little undercooked.
    Heather 2 years ago
    It released so much water but did taste great.
    Sarah F 2 years ago
    Great recipes! easy to prepare
    Anita Bailey 3 years ago
    Really simple and tasted good, though I cheated by using ordinary cheddar cheese, which was a mistake because of course mozzarella sticks to the other food, which is the point! It still tasted of pesto and cheese though, which I think is a great combination with chicken. Also I ended up with a plateful of four different vegetables, which is always a good thing. I shall make it again, though I think oven-baked chicken parmigiana wins over this one.
    Hartzell 3 years ago
    Good. I modified (no tomatoes at home). Also added bacon bits (homemade) and maybe a tad too much pesto which made it a tad greasy but overall super yummy!
    Kennith 3 years ago
    Amazing taste. Easy to make. First time experimenting with zucchini noodles. Will definitely make again.
    Michelle Agresta 3 years ago
    Yummy easy meal, even this kids loved it.
    Very tasty, easy to make!
    Brooke LeGros 3 years ago
    So good and so easy to make!
    Lillian R. 3 years ago
    It was fantastic and so, so quick to make. I topped each dish with a drizzle of balsamic reduction which I make and keep in my fridge. My family has already requested a repeat soon. ❤️
    Kelli P. 3 years ago
    Made it for a group! Delicious! We did serve it over orecchiette pasta tossed in additional pesto.
    Britty 3 years ago
    Easy and delicious!!
    Giuliana Cortese 3 years ago
    Simple to make & very filling. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to make the zucchini as thin as I would've liked (which would have given it a more pasta-like feel) but still great either way!
    Paul Melville 3 years ago
    Great! Good mix of flavor, fun to make
    Mike 3 years ago
    Simple but great, will make again.
    Kiki 3 years ago
    It was great!!! It's was a family favorite!!
    Michele V. 3 years ago
    pretty good. very easy/quick.
    Megan Bishoff 3 years ago
    Good needs more pesto smaller pieces of chicken and less tomatoes but a great recipe
    Jannah R. 3 years ago
    Definitely a staple lunch for me each week x
    Michelle N 3 years ago
    Instead of using chicken, I used turkey. Dinner was a hit
    Amy Bauer 3 years ago
    Always trying to squeeze more vegetables into the dinner meal and this certainly did the trick. My family loved it. My husband wants me to make it again and add just a little bit of pasta.
    Fraudelm 3 years ago
    Easy to make. Taste comes from pesto
    rebekah ward 3 years ago
    Amazing.added garlic to it to give it a little more flavor
    Jasmine Rodriguez 3 years ago
    Soo good! Make sure to use yummy pesto. Homemade version is best.
    Thomas 3 years ago
    Didn't like it that much but it's ok. Too much zucchini for my and taste and a lack of flavor didn't help.
    Musquiz 3 years ago
    Per my husband..... I'm gifted hahhaha it was amazing best dinner so far so tasty I would definitely make it again
    Candace R. 3 years ago
    Quick and easy for a week night meal. This was so good that I am making it again this weekend for company!

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