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Herbed Chicken with Mushroom Pesto

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  Loosely packed basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh Variety)
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Non fat buttermilk 2 Tablespoon
  Skinless chicken breast halves 36 Ounce (6 Pieces, 6 Ounce Each)
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Low sodium soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Dark sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add first 3 ingredients. Process 3 seconds or until blended. Slowly add buttermilk through food chute with processor running, blending until mixture forms a paste.
2. Place 1 chicken breast, bone side down, on a cutting board; cut lengthwise into side of breast, forming a pocket. Stuff pocket with one-sixth of mushroom mixture. Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken breasts and mushroom mixture.
3. Combine soy sauce, honey, and sesame oil; brush over chicken. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until chicken is tender and golden, basting occasionally.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 215 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.1%

Saturated Fat 0.16 g0.79%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.42 mg0.14%

Sodium 162.5 mg6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 0.26 g1%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 42 g83.4%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C 3.4%

Calcium 1.9% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Herbed Chicken With Mushroom Pesto Recipe