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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 14.6
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g

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Pesto Only

Submitted by: SHELBSYD

View the original recipe for Pesto Chicken with tomatoes

Number of Servings: 6


    Pesto Marinade:
    2 Cups packed basil leaves
    1 Clove garlic
    1 tsp. Parmesan Cheese, reduced fat
    2 tsp. Olive oil
    1/2 tsp. lemon juice
    salt & pepper to taste
    1/4 cup greek yogurt

    8 oz chicken, skinless, boneless
    2 oz mozzarella cheese, divided
    1/2 cup tomatoes, seeded, diced


You will have left over pesto -


In a food processor add your basil, garlic clove, cheese and lemon juice and process until leaves broken up and then slowly add the olive oil. Process until smooth. Add salt & pepper to taste.

Take 2 tbsp. of the pesto and add it to the yogurt and mix well. Spread yogurt mixture onto chicken and marinade for 1 - 4 hours.

In a skillet: Add the chicken with the marinade and cook over medium heat for about 4 minutes per side.

Just before chicken is done add cheese and cook until cheese is melted.

Place chicken on a plate and top with fresh tomatoes.

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