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Baked Chicken Pesto with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Chicken Pesto with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes recipe? Learn how to make Baked Chicken Pesto with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by junior_minty

Makes 2 servings



Quick, easy and flavorful chicken dish!

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Chicken Pesto with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes

1 tablespoon
6 oz skinless chicken breast
10 cherry tomatoes
1/2 oz mozzarella
1 oz

Recipe Directions for Baked Chicken Pesto with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Cut 1/4" slits along top of each chicken breast with a fillet knife and stuff mozzarella into slits

  3. Cut cherry tomatoes in half, long ways

  4. Toss spinach with 1/2 tablespoon of pesto until evenly coated

  5. Place spinach on bottom of a small ceramic or glass baking pan

  6. Place chicken breasts on top of spinch

  7. Toss tomatoes with remaining pesto until evenly coated and place on top of chicken breasts

  8. Cover pan with aluminum foil and bake for 20-25 minutes

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 732.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
347
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
242mg
10%
Potassium
1671mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates
26.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
16.2g
Protein
33.4g
Vitamin A 122% Vitamin C 137%
Calcium 14% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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