Pesto, Tomato, & Mozzarella Baked Chicken

Very quick prep! 4 main ingredients. The rest go on in a dash. Cook up some angel hair pasta and toss it in the juices with some marinara for a delicious side!

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Ingredients

4 servings
  1. 4 each boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  2. 3 1/2 oz basil pesto
  3. 4 each Roma tomatoes, sliced
  4. 8 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced
  5. dash salt
  6. dash black pepper
  7. dash parmesan cheese, shredded
  8. dash Italian seasoning

Steps

50 mins
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F

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  2. Lightly coat a baking dish with EVOO

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  3. Place chicken breasts in dish

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  4. Spoon basil pesto on each chicken breast

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  5. Spread to coat top of breasts

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  6. Place tomato slices on top and sprinkle with salt and pepper

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  7. Place slices of mozzarella on top of tomatoes

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  8. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese

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  9. Bake for 40 minutes

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  10. Remove from oven

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  11. Plate and enjoy with salad or fresh bread

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  12. If you don't have access to a basil pesto, some members of the allthecooks community have some great recipes you can make from scratch.

    https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/478129-simple-basil-pesto
    https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/335980-fresh-basil-pesto-sauce
    https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/362032-basil-pesto

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Julie T.

I love to experiment with recipes. It's very fun and sometimes questionable. I'll try to avoid posting any awful ones ;)

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