Pesto Chicken and Tomatoes

Pesto Chicken And Tomatoes Recipe

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What a wonderful combination of flavors -- this should really "WOW" your family and guests.

Recipe is from B H & G

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
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1 Tbsp
olive oil
cloves garlic, minced
roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise
1 1/2 - 2 lb
meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, drumsticks)
salt and black pepper
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
3 Tbsp
basil pesto
2 Tbsp
chopped walnuts, toasted
2 Tbsp
finely chopped kalamata olives (optional)

How to Make Pesto Chicken and Tomatoes


  • 1In a small bowl, combine oil and garlic. Lightly brush tomatoes; then chicken with garlic oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Discard any remaining garlic oil.
  • 2Prepare grill for indirect heat using a drip pan. Place chicken, bone sides down, over drip pan. Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat 50- 60 minutes until done. Grill tomatoes the last 6-8 minutes or until heated through - turning once.
  • 3Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
  • 4Remove chicken and tomatoes from grill. Immediately spread chicken and cut sides of tomatoes with pesto mixture.

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About Pesto Chicken and Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy

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