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Baked Pesto Chicken
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Baked Pesto Chicken

35 Min(s)
10 Min(s) Prep
25 Min(s) Cook
Perfect the art of stuffed chicken with our tasty Baked Pesto Chicken recipe! Your family will definitely enjoy this easy-to-make Baked Pesto Chicken dish.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend, divided
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened
1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry
4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
1/4 cup CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
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.
3
Place chicken in single layer in 8-inch square baking dish; top with pesto and remaining shredded cheese.
4
Bake 20 to 25 min. or until chicken is done (165°F). Remove and discard toothpicks before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Serving Suggestion
Serve with smart sides, such as a crisp mixed green salad or your favorite hot steamed vegetable.
Nutrition
Calories
320
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
26%
Saturated Fat 10g
50%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 95mg
32%
Sodium 510mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates 4g
1%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 1g
2%
Protein 27g
54%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
6%
Calcium
20%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
4 servings
* 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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