Baked Pesto Chicken

Baked Pesto Chicken

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"Spice up your chicken with pesto from Buitoni, and create this elegant meal in minutes."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 271 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 271 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 33.1 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 360 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. PREHEAT oven to 400 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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  • Please look in your Grocer's Refrigerated Section for Buitoni's Pasta and Sauces
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One of the best dishes I have made in a very long time. I did a few things differently; omitted the tomatoes and used a sun dried tomato pesto in place of the usual basil pesto, pounded and sea...

my husband and i enjoyed this but i made a few additions which include: in addition to pesto, season chicken with salt, rosemary and pepper. Coat in pesto and then coat in Italian breadcrumbs. ...

This recipe is very easy to prepare. To kick it up a notch, I cut about 4 slits in each breast and then stuffed with sun-dried tomatoes before coating the chicken in pesto. The chicken came ou...