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Baked Pesto Chicken

Baked Pesto ChickenGreat dish for entertaining. Not only is it easy but it's tasty, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

4 (about 1 1/4 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 cup BUITONI Refrigerated Pesto with Basil
2 plum tomatoes, sliced (optional)
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil.
  2. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove from oven; top with tomatoes and cheese. Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 370 Calories from Fat: 180 Total Fat: 20 g Saturated Fat: 6 g Cholesterol: 105 mg Sodium: 470 mg Carbohydrates: 4 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 2 g Protein: 42 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.