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Easy Baked Pesto Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Kayla Berman
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven Baked
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Easy Baked Pesto Chicken is a quick and healthy dinner recipe! Made with boneless chicken breasts, basil pesto, and grape tomatoes … this simple oven baked chicken is juicy, flavorful, and delicious. Pair with pasta or a side salad for the perfect weeknight meal.


  • 2 large chicken breasts, boneless
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper
  • Fresh parsley 


  1. Set the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Next pound the chicken breasts to thin them out and tenderize.
  3. Add the prepared chicken breasts to a lined baking dish or sheet pan.  Coat the chicken pieces evenly with the olive oil, garlic powder, black pepper & salt.
  4. Next distribute the pesto among the two breasts.  Spread evenly on top.
  5. Add the grape tomatoes to the pan and coat in any seasonings, oil, or pesto remaining on the pan.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Enjoy!

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