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baked pesto chicken, low carb recipe

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Susan Feliciano
Oak Ridge, TN

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.

(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked pesto chicken, low carb recipe

  • 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

  • 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