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Baked Chicken Pesto Recipe

Baked Chicken Pesto

High protein meal prep in just minutes with this Baked Chicken Pesto recipe! This healthy chicken recipe is low in carbs and DELICIOUS!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken, healthy chicken and biscuits, pesto chicken
Servings: 6 Pieces
Calories: 359kcal
Cost: $8

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  • 3 Pounds Chicken Breast
  • ½ Cup Pesto - Basil
  • ½ Cup Marinara Sauce
  • 2 Sliced Tomato - Plum
  • 6 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese - Grated
  • ½ Cup Mozzarella Cheese - Reduced Fat


  • Trim the fat off your Chicken Breast and cut them in half the long way
  • Take out a baking dish and add your Chicken Breast into it (make sure to use a dish that allows everything to fit snug)
  • Evenly distribute your Basil Pesto, Marinara, and Sliced Plum Tomatoes on top
  • Cover your dish with aluminum foil
  • Bake on 375F/190C for 25 minutes
  • Take your chicken out and uncover it
  • Top it with your Parmesan and Mozzarella Cheese
  • Bake uncovered for another 10 minutes on 375F/190C



Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 2154
  • Fat: 90g
  • Saturated Fat: 19g
  • Sodium: 1420mg
  • Carbs: 26g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 17g
  • Protein: 310g
Calories in each serving (if you make 6):
  • Calories: 359
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.1g
  • Sodium: 236.6mg
  • Carbs: 4.3g
  • Fiber: .5g
  • Sugar: 2.8g
  • Protein: 51.6g


Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.3g | Protein: 51.6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3.1g | Sodium: 236.6mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 2.8g