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Bite sized cubes of chicken breast covered in a green pesto sauce in a clear baking dish with a spoon
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Easy Make Ahead Pesto Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 217kcal


  • 3 chicken breasts approx 8oz each
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 8 oz fresh basil pesto


  • Drizzle chicken breasts with 1 tbsp olive oil and 1/2 tsp kosher salt, place into a baking dish and cook for 35-40 minutes at 350F until cooked through.
  • Once chicken is cooked, dice into bite-sized chunks, then toss with the pesto to coat. Serve warm or cold with pasta, salads or veggies!


Nutritional values are approximate. 


Sodium: 713mg | Calcium: 24mg | Vitamin C: 5mg | Vitamin A: 456IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 455mg | Cholesterol: 72mg | Calories: 217kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fat: 12g | Protein: 24g | Carbohydrates: 1g | Iron: 1mg