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Pesto Pecan Chicken

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Pesto Pecan Chicken

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pesto Pecan Chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 784kcal


  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 2 pound chicken breast
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 2 tablespoon ranch dressing, low fat
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • 4 cup spinach


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lay breasts in baking dish. Spread a thick layer of pesto on top of each breast, then press the pecans gently into the pesto, covering each breast as completely as you can.
  • Cover baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 15 minutes covered, then 15 minutes uncovered (otherwise pecans may get too well-done).
  • Drizzle any extra pan juice over the top and serve.
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Calories: 784kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 588mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g

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