Easy Pesto Chicken

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield Yield: serves 4-6 1x
  • Category Category: Chicken
  • Method Method: Oven
  • Cuisine Cuisine: Dinner


Easy Pesto Chicken is a flavor packed chicken recipe that only needs 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time! A great low-carb dinner idea.



  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, pounded 1/2 inch (68 pieces)
  • 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 (5-6 ounce) jar pesto
  • 23 ounces sliced provolone or mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C. Lightly coat a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  2. Coat each chicken breast in breadcrumbs lightly and place into the prepared pan. Spread the pesto sauce on top of the chicken and then top with the sliced Provolone.
  3. Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the cheese is melted.
  4. Serve immediately over pasta or a salad.


Store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 days

Nutrition Information:

3 g
613.5 mg
18.5 g
16.9 g
34.7 g
92.7 mg

Keywords: cookies and cups, chicken recipe, chicken dinner, pesto, pesto chicken, low carb dinner idea, easy chicken recipe,

Ad Blocker Detected!

Advertisements fund this website. Please disable your adblocking software or whitelist our website.
Thank You!