Baked Pesto Chicken, Low Carb Recipe

Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

I think this came from South Beach Diet - I got it in an email. If you like pesto, you'll love this! And so easy, too.


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Rating:
★★★★☆ 3 votes
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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4
6-ounce boneless chicken breasts
1/2 c
favorite pesto (from a jar)
2 oz
(1/2 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
salt and freshly ground black pepper

Step-By-Step

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1Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly coat a 9x9 or 8x12 inch baking dish with oil. Spread half the pesto in the baking dish.

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2Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Lay chicken breasts over pesto in an even layer. Spread with remaining pesto.

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3Cover baking dish with foil and bake until chicken is cooked through, about 25 minutes. Uncover and top with cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, 5 more minutes. Serve hot.

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4Nutritional Information - per serving:
390 calories
20 g fat (5 g saturated)
2 g carbohydrate
46 g protein
0 g fiber
450 mg sodium

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Gluten-Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy