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Foil-Pack Creamy Pesto Chicken & Rice

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4 servings

Embrace the elegant simplicity of foil-pack baking. There's room for cream cheese, pesto and sun-dried tomatoes in these delicious chicken and rice packets.

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  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Spoon rice onto centers of 4 large sheets heavy-duty foil. Top each with a chicken breast.
  • Combine cream cheese spread, pesto, tomatoes and milk until blended. Add artichokes; spoon over chicken. Fold to make packet. Place in rimmed baking sheet.
  • Bake 30 min. or until chicken is done (165°F). Let stand 5 min. Cut slits in foil to release steam before opening each packet. Sprinkle with Parmesan before serving.

Cooking Know-How

To prevent rice from sticking to the foil, spray foil with cooking spray before using. Or, use nonstick foil.

Cooking Know-How

If the chicken breasts in your market are larger than 1/4 lb. each, they will take longer to cook. Be sure to cook them long enough so that they are no longer pink in the centers and the juices run clear (165°F).


Substitute instant white rice for the cooked rice by simply combining 1-3/4 cups warm water and 2 cups instant rice; let stand 5 min. before placing on foil.


  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 440
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 620mg
Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 34g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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