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Baked Pesto Chicken

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Baked pesto chicken is a quick and delicious recipe. Add a salad or steamed vegetables for an easy meal.
Ingredients
  Boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 4
  Basil pesto 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use fresh or pre-packaged)
  Tomato 1 , sliced
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING:
1)Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2)Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil.
3)Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl and toss it around to coat it thoroughly.
4)Place the chicken on baking sheet.
5)Bake for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is not pink in center anymore.
6)Remove from oven; top with tomato slice and cheese.
7)Bake for another 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

SERVING:
8)Serve hot with your choice of vegetables or sides and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1471 Calories from Fat 249

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.9%

Saturated Fat 9.7 g48.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 443.3 mg147.8%

Sodium 2376 mg99%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.5%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 189 g378.1%

Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 39.8%

Calcium 41.8% Iron 44%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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