Pesto and Bocconcini Chicken

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 25 minutes
  • 3 servings

What if we top chicken breast with pesto, the most celebrated Italian accompaniment? Yes, Italian cuisine uses it to season pasta, but who said trying new things is bad? The olive oil and tomato flavors are doing their thing to greatly enhance the bocconcini and parmesan cheese. Try it for yourself, we liked it!

Ingredients Needed for Pesto and Bocconcini Chicken

14 ounces of chicken breast (3 pieces)
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoons of pesto sauce
2 ounces of cherry tomatoes, sliced
2 ounces of bocconcini
2 tablespoons of parmesan, grated
salt
pepper

How to Cook Pesto and Bocconcini Chicken

  1. Place the chicken breast in a roomy baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon of pesto over each chicken breast. Top with cherry tomato slices, bocconcini, and grated parmesan.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and bake for 20 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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