Baked Pesto Chicken

Quick and easy chicken recipes are my favorite! I’m sure all moms can understand.

Especially when it turns out even better than something you would order at an Italian restaurant. And you don’t even have to tip!

My favorite part about this recipe is that there are only 4 main Ingredients. You can NEVER go wrong with that!


  • 1 LB Boneless, Skinless, Chicken Tenders
  • 3.5 OZ Basil Pesto
  • 3 Roma Tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 OZ Fresh Mozzarella, sliced
  • Dash of Salt
  • Dash of Black pepper
  • Dash of Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • Dash of Italian seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Lightly coat a baking dish with pam.
  3. Place chicken tenders in dish.
  4. Spoon basil pesto on each chicken tender.
  5. Spread to coat top of tenders.
  6. Place tomato slices on top.
  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  8. Place slices of mozzarella on top of tomatoes.
  9. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese.
  10. Bake for 40 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven.
  12. Enjoy.

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