Pesto Chicken

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Pesto Chicken

Recipe by Julia Pacheco Course: Main, DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 large chicken breasts

  • 1/2 cup basil pesto

  • Dash of Salt & Pepper

  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, sliced

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Slice the two chicken breasts in half horizontally, this will help the chicken cook quicker and become super tender. Season the chicken with salt and pepper on each side.
  • Grease a 9×13 baking dish add 1/3 cup of pesto all over the bottom of the dish, add the chicken in, brush 2 Tbs more pesto on top of the chicken breasts. Bake for 22 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked.
  • Place a slice of mozzarella cheese over each chicken breast then add the tomatoes in. Broil in your oven for 1-3 minuets or until the cheese is melty. Enjoy!

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  1. Made this yesterday and I really like it .
    It has amazing flavor and it is in my recipe box for keeps.
    Love your recipes thy all look so good.

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