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Baked pesto chicken being lifted from baking dish on a small spatula.

Baked Pesto Chicken

This Baked Pesto Chicken is the easiest to prepare for a busy weeknight. All you need is chicken breast, prepared pesto, tomatoes, garlic powder and mozzarella cheese and dinner is served in less than 30 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked pesto chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Meghan Payne-Hensley


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. pesto
  • 1 roma tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Add chicken to a baking dish. Sprinkle with garlic powder. Spread pesto over chicken then top with tomato slices. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink.