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A delicious and easy mid week meal. Just 3 minutes prep and 30 minutes in the oven to make this Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Pesto Chicken | My Fussy Eater blog

Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Pesto Chicken


  • Author: Bianca Carey Spencer
  • Prep Time: 3 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 33 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Meal
  • Cuisine: European

Description

A delicious and easy mid week meal. Just 3 minutes prep and 30 minutes in the oven to make this Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Pesto Chicken!


Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 4 tbsp basil pesto
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup / 75g grated mozzarella
  • basil leaves to serve

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180c / 370f.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in an oven proof dish and spread 1 tbsp of the basil pesto onto each chicken breast.
  3. Add the sliced tomatoes on top of the basil pesto.
  4. Sprinkle the grated mozzarella on top of the chicken breasts.
  5. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes ensuring that the chicken breasts are thoroughly cooked all the way through.
  6. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve immediately.