Chicken Pesto Bake
Chicken Pesto Bake
A light and easy summer dinner recipe that’s bursting with fresh, bold flavors. It requires just a handful of ingredients, but delivers a delicious dish.
Chicken Pesto Bake
Chicken Pesto Bake
A light and easy summer dinner recipe that’s bursting with fresh, bold flavors. It requires just a handful of ingredients, but delivers a delicious dish.
  • CuisineItalian
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
  • 1lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4cup prepared pesto sauce
  • 1cup cherry tomatoessliced
  • 1/2cup reduced fat mozzarella cheeseshredded
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper, and mist with cooking spray.
  2. Butterfly or slice chicken breasts to create 4 thin cutlets. Season each piece with salt and pepper.
  3. Spoon pesto sauce evenly onto each piece of chicken, and spread. Place in oven, and roast until chicken is cooked through, about 15-18 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, and top each piece of chicken evenly with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Return to oven and cook until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1 piece of chicken
Each serving = 3 Smart Points

PER SERVING: 184 calories; 11g fat; 3g saturated fat; 2g carbohydrates; 0.5g fiber; 1g sugar; 36g protein