One Pan Arugula Pesto Chicken & Tomatoes

Servings 4 people
Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD



  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Line a casserole dish with parchment paper.
  2. Cut a slit in the middle of the chicken breast and add pesto. Slather another tablespoon of pesto on top of each chicken breast.  Place chicken breasts side by side in the casserole dish.  Top each one with a slice of lemon (optional). 
  3. Sprinkle the top with ½ cup chopped onions.
  4. Bake chicken for 20 minutes. Take out the casserole dish and add cherry tomatoes.  Bake dish for another 10-15 minutes longer until chicken is cooked throughout and reaches 165F.