Feta Pesto Chicken
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chicken breasts flattened and stuffed with a mix of pesto and crumbled feta.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
2 0 mins 0 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 °F (175 °C) and tenderize the chicken breasts between two sheets of stretch wrap then season with dash of salt.
2. Take basil leaves, olive oil, pine nuts and parmesan and blend to preference in a food processor, then gently mix in crumbled feta cheese (fat free if available).
3. Place half of pesto feta mixture in the middle of each chicken breast and wrap the chicken around filling.
4. Place the wrapped chicken seam side down on to a lightly oiled pan, drizzle with a touch of olive oil then lightly salt and pepper.
5. Place in oven for 35-40 minutes uncovered.
6. then turn broiler on high and broil for an additional 4-5 minutes.
7. Drizzle drippings over plated chicken and serve.
Nutrition summary
There are 522 calories in 1 serving of Feta Pesto Chicken.
Calorie split: 49% fat, 2% carbs, 49% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
522
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
27.63g
35%
Saturated Fat
9.56g
48%
Trans Fat
0.06g
Polyunsaturated Fat
2.986g
Monounsaturated Fat
13.208g
Cholesterol
176mg
59%
Sodium
758mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
2.29g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
1.68g
Protein
62.91g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
298mg
23%
Iron
2.36mg
13%
Potassium
668mg
14%
Vitamin A
82mcg
9%
Vitamin C
3.8mg
4%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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