Dinner Recipes

Skinny Chicken Pesto Bake

Yield: 2 servings


·      2 (16 oz total) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

·      seasalt and fresh pepper to taste

·      4 tsp Pesto

·      1 medium tomatoes, sliced thin

·      6 tbsp (1.5 oz) shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese

·      ¼ cup dry rice per person


  1. Slice chicken breast horizontally to create 4 thinner cutlets. Season lightly with salt and fresh pepper.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F. 
  3. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment for easy clean-up. Place the chicken on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Spread 1 tsp of pesto over each piece of chicken. Bake for 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. 
  5. Remove from oven; top with tomatoes and mozzarella. Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Thanks, Skinnytaste.com