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Chicken Breasts with Pesto and Parmesan

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/3
cup finely chopped green onions
1
cup halved grape tomatoes
1/4
cup basil pesto (from 7-oz container)
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Sprinkle salt and pepper on chicken breasts. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken breasts in oil 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 15 to 20 minutes longer, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F) and chicken is light brown.
  • 2
    Stir in green onions and tomatoes. Cook 1 to 2 minutes. Add pesto. Cook about 1 minute or just until heated through. Serve chicken with Parmesan cheese on top.

Expert Tips

  • Love basil? Serve chicken with basil leaves.
  • Serve with pasta of your choice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Servings
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
2g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This chicken is full of flavor made with Parmesan cheese, basil pesto and tomatoes. What is not to like?

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