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Pesto Baked Chicken

Pesto Baked Chicken


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, flattened
  • 4 teaspoons prepared or homemade basil pesto
  • 4 tablespoons mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3 - 4 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Flatten chicken breasts (about 1-inch thickness) and place in casserole dish (sprayed with non-stick cooking spray).
  2. Spread 1 teaspoon basil pesto sauce on each chicken breast. Bake (uncovered) for about 15 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from oven, add thinly sliced tomato and 1 tablespoon mozzarella cheese to each chicken breast. Place back in oven for about 5-7 minutes (until cheese is melted).


  • Recipe by Angie Asche, R.D., of Eleat Sports Nutrition.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 150 kcal cal., 4 g fat (1.5 g sat. fat), 150 mg sodium, 25 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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