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Chicken Breasts with Pesto and Parmesan

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • 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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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.

Expert Tips

Love basil? Serve chicken with basil leaves.

Serve with pasta of your choice.

This chicken is full of flavor made with Parmesan cheese, basil pesto and tomatoes. What is not to like?

Directions

  • 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.

This chicken is full of flavor made with Parmesan cheese, basil pesto and tomatoes. What is not to like?

Rate and Comment

This chicken is full of flavor made with Parmesan cheese, basil pesto and tomatoes. What is not to like?