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National Eat Whatever You Want Day: Presto Pesto Chicken
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National Eat Whatever You Want Day: Presto Pesto Chicken

It's National Eat Whatever You Want Day, so take advantage! Whip up a simple and delicious recipe for dinner tonight with Jennifer Meachum's "Presto Pesto Chicken"!

For more information:

Jennifer.Meachum77@yahoo.com


Presto Pesto Chicken

From the Kitchen of Jennifer Meachum RDN, lD

1/4 cup Basil Pesto, jarred, refrigerated, or homemade

4 boneless skinless chicken breast filets

Salt and pepper

Fresh whole milk mozzarella, sliced

Roma tomato, sliced

Optional garnish: Basil leaves

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Spray glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of the chicken breasts

with salt and pepper. Lay down chicken breasts in a single layer in the baking dish.

3. Spoon 1 Tbsp of pesto on each chicken breast and spread evenly over the top. Top each chicken

breast with mozzarella slice and then lastly, 2-3 slices of Roma tomato.

4. Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink inside. Garnish with basil leaf.

Serving Suggestion: Serve over bed of sautéed zucchini noodles.

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