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Pesto Stuffed Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

Pesto Stuffed Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

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How To Make Pesto Stuffed Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

Juicy chicken breasts stuffed with basil pesto and baked to perfection.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 tbsp basil pesto
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Butterfly chicken breasts by slicing them in half horizontally, but leaving a small part of the edge uncut. Open the chicken breasts like a book.

  3. Spread 1 tbsp of basil pesto over the inside of each chicken breast.

  4. Sprinkle garlic powder, salt, and black pepper over each chicken breast.

  5. Fold the chicken breasts back together and secure with toothpicks.

  6. Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and bake for 25 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F.

  7. Remove the toothpicks before serving.


  • Calories : 215kcal
  • Total Fat : 6g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 102mg
  • Sodium : 741mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 1g
  • Protein : 38g
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