Pesto Chicken

Another healthy recipe from our kitchen.  You can eat it as a Salad or a Starter as you prefer. It is a good dinner idea for people like us on diet . It will help you keep full and low on calories.

If you have been following this blog you must have noticed we are quite a fan of pesto sauce, I love the fresh smell of basil which makes anything I put it in so desirable with its fresh aroma and taste.



Preparation time : 15 mins                                                              Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves 2


200 gm chicken filets.

1 big tomato.

2 tablespoon pesto sauce.

Salt, pepper as per your taste.

20 gm mozzarella  grated cheese

1 bay leaf.


Boil the chicken with bay leaf and some salt. You can  use the water from chicken as chicken stock later.

Cut the tomatoes into round thin slices.

Spread some pesto sauce on each boiled chicken piece and put the tomato slice on it.

Sprinkle salt and pepper. Top it with some grated cheese.

Bake in oven for 10 mins till the cheese melts and you see brown cheesy crust on top.

Serve it with salad .

Here the pictures that will help you get better idea how we did it.


The inside view 🙂



6 thoughts on “Pesto Chicken

  1. Ankit

    You have two blogs, but my heart went for the kitchen one first. 😀
    Lovely stuff, every now and then I get hungry. I am vegi. 😛 Let me search what I can eat now.
    Thanks for making us hungry, Sana. 🙂

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