Pesto Chicken

7 45 340
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 35 min 6
Pesto Chicken
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6 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
2 tbsp Basil pesto
4 tomato Roma tomatoes
1 tbsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Black pepper
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
1/4 cup Black olives (sliced)


Preheat oven to 350° F.

Trim any excess fat from the chicken and place between pieces of parchment paper. Pound chicken to even thickness (approximately 1/2 inch) with a meat mallet. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper and transfer to a baking dish.

Spread pesto sauce over the top of the chicken breasts and cook for about 20 minutes. Next add the sliced tomatoes and parmesan cheese if.

Continue cooking until chicken is cooked through (about 15-20 additional minutes). Add sliced olives as garnish if desired, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 340
Calories from fat 106
Calories from saturated fat 30
Total Fat 11.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.7 g
Cholesterol 176 mg
Sodium 1588 mg
Potassium 902 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2.8 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 1.4 g
Protein 56 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 2.6
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.5

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