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Stuffed Pesto Chicken

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Our Stuffed Pesto Chicken takes only 35 minutes from start to finish, but the resulting dish looks (and tastes) like you spent all day in the kitchen.
10 min
35 min
4 servings

What You Need

cup  KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend, divided
oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened
cup  chopped roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry
small  boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
cup  pesto

Make It

HEAT oven to 350°F.

CUT 3-inch long pocket in one long side of each chicken breast; set aside. Mix 1/2 cup shredded cheese, Neufchatel and peppers; spoon into chicken pockets, using about 2 Tbsp. for each. Secure with wooden toothpicks, if necessary.

PLACE chicken in single layer in 8-inch square baking dish; top with pesto and remaining shredded cheese.

BAKE 20 to 25 min. or until chicken is done (165°F). Remove and discard toothpicks before serving.

* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with smart sides, such as a crisp mixed green salad or your favorite hot steamed vegetable.
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