Baked Pesto Chicken

This Easy Baked Pesto Chicken is a tasty dinner that you can make with purchased pesto if you don’t have any in the freezer.

Total Time: 35 mins

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Servings: 4


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1⁄2 cup refrigerated basil pesto
  • 2 -3 plum tomatoes, sliced (optional)
  • 1⁄2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil.
  3. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat.
  4. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  6. Remove from oven; top with tomatoes and cheese.
  7. Bake for an additional 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.