Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Gruyere & Pesto

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A rich and sophisticated-sounding dish that uses ready-made pesto sauce as a time-saver. A great special occasion or company dish.


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 4
    boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 c
    grated gruyere cheese
  • 1/3 c
    jarred pesto sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 tsp
    green onion, minced
  • ·
    flour for dredging
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Gruyere & Pesto


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Pound chicken breasts between sheets of waxed paper. Mix gruyere cheese, pesto, pine nuts, and green onions in a small bowl.
  2. Spread 2 tablespoons of the cheese mixture on top of each chicken breast and roll tightly. Dredge chicken breasts in flour. Saute chicken breasts in heated oil at medium-high heat until golden brown, turning occasionally, for approximately 6 minutes.
  3. Place chicken in pan and bake until chicken is tender and cooked through, about 20 minutes.

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About Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Gruyere & Pesto

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic Low Fat Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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