Pesto Chicken with Zucchini Noodles

Pesto Chicken with Zucchini Noodles

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Prep Cook Ready in Servings
30 min 15 min 45 min 2


1 tbsp Basil pesto
1/4 tsp Black pepper
2 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
2 medium Zucchini (spiralized)


1. In a medium sized bowl, combine the chicken breasts, pesto, salt, and pepper tossing together until the chicken is coated in the pesto.

2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or overnight.

3. Grill or sauté the chicken over medium-high heat for about 3-4 minutes per side depending on the thickness of your chicken.

4. Remove the chicken from the heat and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

5. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray. Add in the spiralized zucchini along with some salt and pepper to taste. Toss everything together and heat through for about 1 minute.

6. Remove from the heat and divide into two bowls. Top the noodles with the sliced chicken, more pesto, and shredded parmesan cheese.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 316
Calories from fat 74
Calories from saturated fat 14.2
Total Fat 8.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Cholesterol 132 mg
Sodium 728 mg
Potassium 1100 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.3 g
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
Sugars 5.3 g
Protein 54 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 2.6
Vegetables 3.0

Energy sources



Dairy Free - leave out the parmesan cheese

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