Baked Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by JamesDeansGirl

MMMmmm--sounds good! Haven't tried yet--posting for safe-keeping:)

Top Review by CaTo8067

The dish was o.k. The pesto kept the chicken moist during baking, but the texture (of the pesto) was kind of grainy. I also didn't see the need to place the chicken under the broiler at the end, since the pesto was browned when I took the chicken out of the oven. Another layer of pesto would have been too much.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 500*F.
  2. Line a 13x9" baking pan with foil; arrange chicken in the pan.
  3. Combine the sun-dried tomatoes, 2 Tbsp.
  4. of the oil, basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and pepper in a food processor; whirl until smooth.
  5. Spread about half (around 1/4 cup) of the pesto over the chicken.
  6. Bake about 15-20 minutes, or until juices run clear; remove pan from oven.
  7. Heat the broiler.
  8. Spread the remaining pesto over the chicken; broil 6" from heat for 3-5 minutes, or until browned.

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