Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breast

Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breast

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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Using a sharp knife, carefully slice a pocket into each chicken breast.
  3. Season the inside of each pocket with salt and pepper.
  4. Stuff each chicken breast with 2 tablespoons of pesto sauce and 1/4 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  5. Secure the pockets with toothpicks to keep the filling in place.
  6. Place the stuffed chicken breasts on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Remove the toothpicks before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe is a delightful combination of tender chicken breasts filled with rich and flavorful pesto sauce and gooey mozzarella cheese. It’s a perfect dish for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. The succulent chicken, aromatic pesto, and melted cheese create a mouthwatering experience that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 42g

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