This pesto chicken bake is easy to make as well as delicious! The chicken stays moist while the cheese on top gets bubbly and crispy. The pesto, mozzarella and tomato combination is a home run every time. Serve the chicken over pasta or your favorite grain. Source:, May 2020

Liv Dansky


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place rack in top third of oven; preheat to 425 degrees F. Coat a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange chicken in a single layer on the baking sheet. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper and spread evenly with pesto. Top with tomato slices and cheese.

  • Bake until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is lightly browned and bubbly, 18 to 20 minutes. Top with basil and pine nuts. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

217 calories; 11.2 g total fat; 3.5 g saturated fat; 76 mg cholesterol; 402 mg sodium. 431 mg potassium; 3.3 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 25.2 g protein; 668 IU vitamin a iu; 5 mg vitamin c; 22 mcg folate; 172 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 43 mg magnesium;