Delicious pesto chicken a quick and easy recipe for dinner!


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Ingredients (serves 3)

  • 3 small chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp pesto (store bought or homemade)
  • 3 potatoes, skin removed, diced
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • 1 Tbsp mustard
  • 1 Tbsp mayonnaise


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. In a baking dish lay the chicken breasts and spread with the pesto and bake for around 25 minutes.
  3. Pressure cook the potatoes for 4 minutes in one and a half cup of water.
  4. In a bowl mix potatoes, pepper, celery and onion.
  5. In a small jar mix some olive oil, mustard, mayonnaise and salt.
  6. Dress the salad and serve with the pesto chicken. Enjoy!

Notes... I cooked my potatoes in the All-in-One Cooker. Pressure cooking function for 3 minutes.

  • oh yum! I really do enjoy a good pesto!


  • i love pesto…i will be trying this recipe asap…


  • omg this looks so yummy


  • It brings up so much flavour! :-)


  • Love this idea. Pesto is delicious and I only ever use it in pasta dishes. So to use it on chicken is a great idea.


  • Pesto chicken is to die for, I might make this for dinner tonight!


  • that’s what I feel like – potato salad… Best get some chook out of the freezer


  • Delicious; thanks for sharing!.


  • i like this simple dish I’ll be trying it this week – thanks.


  • I’m glad you like the pesto chicken. The other night, instead of the usual pesto, I used a basil and cashew nuts dip from the supermarket. It was delicious too!


  • it’s so easy to eat healthily = love a good chook recipe


  • Pesto and chicken are great together,a lovely Summer recipe!


  • This is a great way to use up the left over pesto in a jar when you have some left over.


  • you know, the colours of your recipe are magnificent and would be perfect for christmas lunch or dinner. i don’t know if you realised that lol but this is inspiring me.

    • Oh! That’s so kind of you to say! To make it completely Christmassy maybe we should add some cranberries!! ;-)


  • Yum! Great, tastey, easy, awesome summer dish. I’m pinching this one


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