My 12 year old son loves chicken and he certainly has his favorites. I am so bored of making the same old chicken recipes. Actually, I don’t have many chicken recipes because I don’t make too much of an effort when I cook it.
I decided to look for different ways to prepare chicken.. but they had to be easy too. I am finding that now all my kids are in school or preschool that my day is still busy or even busier then when I had the little ones home all day. I spend most of my day in my car picking them up or dropping them off and soon they will be back in after school activities so I will have less time in the kitchen.
Easy and delicious now has to become part of my daily lifestyle… during the week at least.
Basil Pesto Chicken Recipe
source: Moms Who Think
4 boneless skinless chicken breast
1/2 cup basil pesto
shredded mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Mix and toss chicken with pesto in a bowl till covered.
Cover a cookie sheet with foil and place chicken on sheet. Try to use a rimmed cookie sheet to prevent spillage.
Bake for 20 – 25 minutes.
Place slices of tomato on top of chicken and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
Bake for additional 5 minutes.