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Pesto Chicken Bake

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pesto Chicken Bake
Servings: 4
Calories: 529kcal


  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 4 teaspoon pesto
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 medium tomato, red
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Serve With

  • 6 medium kiwi
  • 8 ounce angel hair pasta, dry


  • Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment for easy clean-up.
  • Slice chicken breast horizontally to create 4 thinner cutlets. Slice the tomatoes.
  • Season the chicken lightly with salt and pepper. Place on prepared baking sheet. Spread 1 teaspoon of pesto over each piece of chicken. Bake chicken for 15 minutes or until 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.
  • Wrap asparagus in foil and bake alongside chicken during the last 10 minutes of baking time. At this time you may also cook noodles as directed on the package.
  • Serve chicken on top of noodles with asparagus and kiwi on the side.


Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 463mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 14g