Baked Pesto Chicken

Baked Pesto Chicken

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"Great dish for entertaining. Not only is it easy but tasty."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 34.6 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 89 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 496 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil.
  2. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove from oven; top with tomatoes and cheese. Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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So good! Great flavor, easy and delicious! I marinated the chicken for about an hour in the pesto before baking so the flavor could really sink in! Will definitly be making this again!

Try buying thick breasts and lightly poking them all over with a fork to help the marinade really seep into the chicken. Cut a pocket into each breast and stuff it with motz cheese, closing it ...

The only thing hubby and I liked about this was that the chicken was cooked perfectly--tender and juicy. Ideally the various flavors in a dish should all marry well and blend together for a fini...