Tomato Pesto Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Serving: 4-6 people

A Word From The Cook:

This is one that is kid friendly (grandkid tested)….they call it Pizza Chicken!!


  • 4 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Pesto Store bought “OR”  Pesto
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (diced)
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes (sliced in 1/4 inch slices)
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Cut Chicken Breasts in half and pound out into ‘cutlets’.
  2. Season with salt and pepper as desired
  3. Add the Olive Oil to the skillet
  4. Brown the chicken on both sides in a hot ‘oven proof’ skillet (about 3-4 minutes per side)
  5. Remove from heat
  6. Add about 1 TBSP of Pesto to each piece of chicken.
  7. Put tomato slices on top of each piece of chicken (about 3 slices).
  8. Top with parmesan cheese
  9. Bake at 350°F for 18 minutes.   Then broil for 3 minutes.
  10. Serve with a pasta (Gnocchis are a good match)
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