Baked Pesto Chicken

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Juicy chicken topped with flavorful pesto and wrapped in a blanket of proscuitto.

With only 3 ingredients, Baked Pesto Chicken is an effortless and affordable dish for any night of the week.



Yield: 4

Baked Pesto Chicken

Baked Pesto Chicken
Juicy chicken topped with flavorful pesto and wrapped in a blanket of proscuitto.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil pesto
  • 3 oz. prosciutto slices


  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil a 9x13 or similar baking dish.
  2. Fillet the chicken breasts in half to form 4 chicken cutlets.
  3. Spread a fourth of the pesto over the top of each chicken breast.
  4. Layer prosciutto over the top of each breast, tucking it under the sides.
  5. Place all of the prepared chicken cutlets in the baking dish.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until the chicken is just cooked through. Allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  7. Enjoy with your favorite sides!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 222Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 696mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 26g

This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

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