Indulge in the ultimate summer delight with my easy, health and delicious Peach Basil Pesto Chicken Bake. This gluten-free, dairy-free, and high-protein recipe offers a refreshing twist, combining the sweet juiciness of peaches, aromatic basil, and succulent chicken. It’s a family-friendly dish that’s both easy to make and bursting with flavor. With its fresh ingredients and unique combination, this bake will be your new favorite seasonal dinner option!
Why You’ll Love This Peach Basil Pesto Chicken Bake
It’s easy to make!
This bake is delicious.
This chicken recipe is a refreshing twist on your typical chicken dishes.
It’s gluten-free and dairy-free!
All you need to make this chicken bake is a pan. I love my Xtrema pans because they are 100% ceramic and non-toxic. If you use my discount code LESSWITHLAUR, you can get a discount on them here.
Ingredients Needed to Make This Chicken Bake
Chicken Breasts: I like to use high quality chicken whenever possible. I used chicken tenders for this recipe.
Basil: I love using fresh basil from my garden! Basil is so fun and easy to grow and I highly recommend trying it.
Garlic: This adds extra flavor and benefits to this peach basil pesto chicken bake.
Pesto: I love using Gotham Greens vegan pesto for this, but you can also make my homemade dairy-free creamy macadamia nut pesto.
Peaches: Peaches are on the dirty list, so I try to buy them organic whenever possible.
How to Make This Peach Basil Pesto Chicken Bake
To make this chicken bake, add some oil to the pan and then place chicken breasts and garlic into the pan. Cook over medium heat until lightly browned, about 8 minutes per side. Add in peaches and cook until peaches are lightly browned. Top with pesto and basil and enjoy!
Substitutions and Variations
This recipe would also be delicious with white peaches or nectarines! If you are looking to make this recipe nut-free, use a nut-free pesto.
This peach basil pesto chicken bake can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Is this recipe nut-free?
This recipe can be made nut-free if you use a nut-free pesto!
Be sure to try these gluten-free and dairy-free dinners next:
How to Make The Best Peach Basil Pesto Chicken Bake
- 1 package chicken tenders
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 bunch basil
- 1/2 cup pesto
- 2 peaches
- To make this chicken bake, add some oil to the pan and then place chicken breasts and garlic into the pan.
- Cook over medium heat until lightly browned, about 8 minutes per side.
- Add in peaches and cook until peaches are lightly browned. Top with pesto and basil and enjoy!