Baked Pesto Chicken, Low Carb Recipe

8
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.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Baked Pesto Chicken, Low Carb Recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly coat a 9x9 or 8x12 inch baking dish with oil. Spread half the pesto in the baking dish.
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Lay chicken breasts over pesto in an even layer. Spread with remaining pesto.
  3. Cover 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.
  4. Nutritional Information - per serving:
    390 calories
    20 g fat (5 g saturated)
    2 g carbohydrate
    46 g protein
    0 g fiber
    450 mg sodium

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About Baked Pesto Chicken, Low Carb Recipe

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




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