Monday, August 12, 2013

Easy Pesto Chicken {Recipe}

I’m trying to get back to planning meals and cooking dinners.  Getting inspired is hard!  Especially, when I work all day and I know that 99% of the time, Hadleigh will not eat whatever I fix. I will say, cooking during the week is so much easier when I have all the ingredients and I know exactly what we’re having.

Last night, I actually made this pizza that I saw on Mallory’s blog yesterday.  I switched things up a bit and added sliced celery and a packet of ranch dressing mix into the sauce.  It was super yummy!

This recipe is one of my favorites.  It has so much flavor and is easy to make!
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You’ll need:
2 Chicken breasts
Can of Artichoke Hearts
Cherry or Grape Tomatoes
Jar of Pesto (I use Classico brand)
Rice (I use Rice Pilaf)

Preheat Oven to 350
Cut the chicken into pieces (or you can leave them whole) & Lay into a casserole dish
Top the chicken with the Pesto
Cut Artichoke Hearts & tomatoes – add them on top of the chicken and pesto. Add as much as you desire.
Pop in the oven and bake until Chicken is fully cooked (about 20 minutes)
Serve on top of rice

Easy Peasy! It’s delicious – you’ll thank me later  J
Linking up to Kitchenspiration with Stephanie & Chelsea!

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  1. This looks so good! Totally going in my recipe book! I have an obsession with little cherry tomatoes. Walmart locally sells them in a little snack container and I can literally eat them in one sitting! PS- your girls are to die for precious and I love your blog! I hope you continue to link up because I'm sure you have yummy recipes to share.

    1. Thanks! I love the cherry tomatoes cooked - so good!

  2. Anything with artichokes is amazing.... And omg you added Pesto!?!? Drool!!!

    1. I know right?! So easy, but so tasty! Added a link back to the link-up - for some reason my original post didn't take the button...

  3. YUM! this looks so good, I will have to try it some time!

  4. This looks so good!! I'm always looking for new ways to jazz up chicken! Thanks for linking-up with us! I hope you'll stop by this week to share your Kitchenspiration!

    1. I cook chicken almost every night - so I always need new chicken recipes too :)