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EasyCheesy Pesto Chicken Bake

Easy Cheesy Pesto Chicken Bake is a healthy, simple,delicious and requires just minutes of prep time. And the end results are so tasty!!
Course Chicken, reader favorites
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Author Rob


  • 3 chicken breasts butterflied
  • 1 6 oz. jar basil pesto or your own homemade
  • 2-3 medium fresh tomatoes sliced
  • fresh mozzarella cheese about 4-6 oz.
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Place chicken breast on a cutting board and buttery. Then salt and pepper to taste
  3. Add about 1/2 tsp pesto and spread into chicken breast then add mozzarella cheese (about 1/3 oz or so).
  4. Fold chicken breast over or secure with toothpicks
  5. Place chicken breasts in a baking dish.
  6. Use a spoon to cover chicken with pesto.
  7. Top each chicken breast with mozzarella cheese and 3 slices of tomatoes.
  8. Bake for 30 -35 minutes depending on how large your chicken breasts are, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.