Since the chicken is smothered in pesto, it remained extremely moist. I would recommend making your own pesto sauce so you can adapt it to your own taste buds. Here is a simple guide/recipe to making some good pesto. It’s trial and error.
To add some crunch to the meal, I cooked the chicken with some pistachios (I guess I thought I would stick with the green colour). It turned out great!
It’s about balance . . .
This recipe has three ingredients! But, be sure you don’t forget about those veggies in your meal. Pesto, although green, does not count as a serving towards your daily intake of vegetables - a weak argument courtesy of my MEH (Meat Eating Husband). To increase the vegetable content of this meal, I tossed some tomatoes in the oven with the chicken. To add even more greens, I added a simple side salad with some green onions. Take a look: