Basil Pesto & Mozarella Chicken Thighs.
You can have Basil Pesto & Mozarella Chicken Thighs using 10 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Basil Pesto & Mozarella Chicken Thighs
- You need 1 jar of basic Marinara Sauce.
- You need 6 of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs.
- It’s to taste of Salt and Pepper.
- Prepare 1 jar of Basil Pesto.
- Prepare 4 of Tomatoes, sliced.
- You need 1 (8 oz) of package sliced Mozarella.
- It’s of Italian Seasoning.
- It’s of Parmesan Cheese.
- Prepare Handful of fresh Basil, shredded.
- It’s 32 oz of Angel Hair Pasta.
Basil Pesto & Mozarella Chicken Thighs step by step
- Preheat Oven to 350°F.
- Pour marinara in a 13"x9" baking dish..
- Place chicken thighs in the baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper..
- Spread pesto on each chicken thigh.
- Cover them with tomatoes, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Place Mozzarella slices on top of tomatoes and sprinkle with Italian seasoning and grated Parmesan cheese..
- Bake for 50-60 minutes until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165°F..
- 10 minutes before they finish, start your water or instant pot for the pasta and cook according to package instructions..
- Toss pasta with fresh basil.
- Remove chicken from oven (don't forget to shut it off)..
- Drizzle the pan juices over the pasta and serve with the chicken. Enjoy!.
- *NOTES** Do not skip out on the fresh basil, or the Mozarella. I even suggest getting some fresh tomatoes from your local farmers market. These items really make the dish *Pop*. If the Mozarella starts getting over cooked, cover with a piece of foil..