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Chicken and Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy chicken and pesto recipe? Learn how to make chicken and pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by healthysteve

Makes 6 servings



This was pretty good but a little bland.

Recipe Ingredients for chicken and pesto

2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic
1/3 cup parmesan cheese
1/2 cup pine nuts
28 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts, flattened

Recipe Directions for chicken and pesto

  1. In a food processor, combine basil, oil, garlic, parmesan cheese and pine nuts. Process until smooth, occasionally scraping down the sides of the container.

  2. Divide the pesto into 3 servings. Spread each serving on each chicken breast. Roll up and secure with a wooden skewer. Bake in the oven at 400 degrees until about 25 - 30 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 169.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
351
Calories from Fat
209
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.2g
36%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
82mg
27%
Sodium
174mg
7%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
2.1g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
34.7g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 8% Iron 11%
* 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
C
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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