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Chicken Pesto Bake

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Chicken Pesto Bake

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Pesto Bake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 507kcal


  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 4 cup, chopped mixed greens
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1/4 cup Italian dressing, low fat
  • 4 medium kiwi
  • 2 medium cucumber


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place chicken into a 9X13 inch baking dish. Spread each breast with pesto.
  • Slice tomato and add to chicken, then sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 30-35 minutes until chicken is no longer pink.
  • While chicken bakes, prepare quinoa as directed on package.
  • Toss together a salad of mixed greens, grated carrot, and dressing.
  • Serve chicken over quinoa, with salad, sliced cucumbers, and kiwi on the side.
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Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 456mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 12g

Natalie Monson

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