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.


Baked Pesto Chicken

Constance Smith - Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Entrées - Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 222 kcal


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


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


Serving: 1cCalories: 222kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 26gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 696mg

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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