• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Baked Pesto Chicken is one of our families favorite meals.  It is full of flavor and loaded with cheesy goodness.  Since it is only a few simple ingredients and one dish, you can make it quickly and clean up is easy.  

    Ingredients

    • 2 lbs boneless (skinless chicken breast (3-4 chicken breasts))
    • 8 oz Philadelphia cream cheese (softened)
    • 1/3 cup basil pesto (prepared)
    • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
    • Garnish
    • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
    • 6 leaves fresh basil (chopped)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 315 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 43.05%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 119 mg 39.63%
    • Sodium: 344 mg 14.35%
    • Calcium: 145 mg 14.47%
    • Potassium: 439 mg 12.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.23%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.12%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 32 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.93%
    • Vitamin C 2.23%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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