sheet pan chicken and veggies

Easy sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

Sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

If you are like me, I am always looking for a healthy side to pair with dinner. I like to spice up plain veggies by adding light sauces like I did in this easy sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies! Here is a healthy sheet pan chicken and veggie recipe that my family enjoys. Prepared in minutes with a homemade pesto sauce! What is your favorite way to incorporate veggies into a meal?

Easy sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

 

Easy sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

How to make sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

  1. In a food processor or blender add the basil, minced garlic, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and olive oil. Mix and then season with the salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Then grab a sheet pan and add the chicken and mushrooms toss with 1 Tablespoon olive oil and 2 Tablespoons of the pesto and then season with salt and pepper. Pop in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Then remove from oven and add all the other ingredients as well as about 3 tablespoons of the homemade pesto. Cook for another 10 minutes or until the chicken and veggies is cooked!
  5. Add more pesto if you would like and then serve!

Easy sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

Sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies recipe

ingredients

2 cups basil leaves

5 T minced garlic

1/4 cup pine nuts

2/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated

2/3 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

4 chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes

1 lb asparagus, trimmed

1/2 pint grape tomatoes

1 head broccoli, cut into small pieces

1 zucchini, cut thick

whole mushrooms, cut in half

1 Tablespoon olive oil

salt and pepper

instructions

In a food processor or blender add the basil, minced garlic, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and olive oil. Mix and then season with the salt and pepper to taste.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Then grab a sheet pan and add the chicken and mushrooms toss with 1 Tablespoon olive oil and 4 Tablespoons of the pesto and then season with salt and pepper. Pop in the oven and bake for 10 minutes.

Then remove from oven and add all the other ingredients as well as about 5 tablespoons of the homemade pesto. Cook for another 15 minutes or until the chicken and veggies is cooked!

Add more pesto if you would like and then serve!

 

Easy sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

 

Easy sheet pan pesto chicken and veggies

More recipes to try!

    1. Cafe Rio Chicken
    2. Copycat Mexican Fried Ice Cream
    3. P.F. Chang’s Lettuce Wraps

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