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Baking dish full of uncooked chicken breasts topped with spoonfuls of pesto.
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Pesto Parmesan Baked Chicken Recipe

Pesto parmesan baked chicken is an easy recipe with only 4 ingredients that can be made in about 30 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked pesto chicken, easy baked chicken, pesto parmesan chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Amanda Finks


  • 4 (5 oz.) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 Tablespoons pesto
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Italian seasoned Panko breadcrumbs


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray a 9x13" baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Place the chicken in the baking dish.
  • Top each chicken breast with 1 tablespoon of the pesto and spread it out into an even layer.
  • Sprinkle the chicken evenly with the parmesan.
  • Sprinkle the chicken evenly with the breadcrumbs.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.



Serving: 1chicken breast | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 442mg | Potassium: 543mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 399IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1mg