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Easy Healthy Pesto Chicken

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This is a super easy recipe that tastes yummy!
Ingredients
  Chicken breast tenderloins/Regular chicken breasts 1 Pound
  Pesto 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mozzarella cheese 2 Ounce
Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spread 1/4 c pesto in a baking dish. Place chicken on top of pesto. Add the rest of the pesto (1/4 c) on top of the chicken. Bake for 25 minutes. Top with mozzarella and bake for 5 minutes more or until chicken is done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken, Poultry
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Pesto chicken has always been a simple dish to prepare, but the healthy version that the chef shows here is definitely a refreshing change! It is a very low fat, low cal and low carb version of pesto sauce that she uses here. Definitely worth a watch.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 207

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g27.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.5 mg12.8%

Sodium 566 mg23.6%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.83 g3.3%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 13 g26.5%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 1%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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