PESTO CHICKEN BAKE RECIPE

 

This recipe is for the nights when you want to throw a few ingredients together, pop it in the oven and enjoy. I always talk about my nutrition approach as being simple and delicious… this recipe so perfectly embodies that. Plus, anything with pesto is an automatic win in my food book!

healthy chicken pesto casserole bake recipe lauren gleisberg

INGREDIENTS:

 

4 medium chicken breasts

1/2 cup store-bought pesto

1 1/2 cups baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped

1 large tomato, roughly chopped

1 can canned artichoke hearts, roughly chopped

1/2 cup shredded mozzarella

INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350

Place chicken in a medium baking pan and divide pesto between the breasts

Top with spinach, tomato, artichoke hearts and mozarella

Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil and bake for 30 mins

Remove foil and cook until the cheese is browned and chicken registers 165 with a meat thermometer

 

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Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place chicken in a medium baking pan and divide pesto between the breasts
  3. Top with spinach, tomato, artichoke hearts and mozzarella
  4. Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil and bake for 30 mins
  5. Remove foil and cook until the cheese is browned and chicken registers 165 with a meat thermometer
Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 4 servings

 

Print Recipe
Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place chicken in a medium baking pan and divide pesto between the breasts
  3. Top with spinach, tomato, artichoke hearts and mozzarella
  4. Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil and bake for 30 mins
  5. Remove foil and cook until the cheese is browned and chicken registers 165 with a meat thermometer
Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 4 servings

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