• 2 (16 oz total) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • 4 teaspoons Skinny Basil Pesto
  • 1 medium tomatoes, sliced thin
  • 6 tbsp (1.5 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 teaspoons grated parmesan cheese


  1. I like to serve this with salad or zucchini noodles to keep it low-carb but you can also serve it over pasta.
  2. How To Make Baked Pesto Chicken
  3. Print.wprm-recipe-rating .wprm-rating-star.wprm-rating-star-full svg * { fill: #fbd049; }4.87 from 22 votes Did you make this recipe? Leave a review »Chicken Pesto Bake 2 Freestyle Points 205 CaloriesPrep Time: 10 minsCook Time: 15 minsTotal Time: 25 minsYield: 4 ServingsCOURSE: DinnerCUISINE: ItalianThis easy Baked Pesto Chicken is a fast chicken dish made with skinless chicken breasts, pesto, tomatoes, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. You can make this in the oven, or make it outside on the grill!Ingredients2 16 oz total boneless, skinless chicken breastskosher salt and fresh pepper to taste4 teaspoons Skinny Basil Pesto1 medium tomatoes, sliced thin6 tbsp 1.5 oz shredded mozzarella cheese2 teaspoons grated parmesan cheeseInstructionsWash chicken and dry with a paper towel. Slice chicken breast horizontally to create 4 thinner cutlets. Season lightly with salt and fresh pepper.Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment if desired for easy clean-up.Place the chicken on prepared baking sheet. Spread about 1 teaspoon of pesto over each piece of chicken.Bake for 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove from oven; top with tomatoes, mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.To Grill: Grill chicken over medium flame on both sides until cooked through in the center.  Lower flame, top chicken with pesto, tomatoes and cheese, and close grill until cheese melts.VideoNutritionServing: 1piece chicken, Calories: 205kcal, Carbohydrates: 2.5g, Protein: 30g, Fat: 8.5g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 90.5mg, Sodium: 171.5mg, Fiber: 0.5gFreestyle Points: 2Points +: 5
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