Chicken Pesto

Chicken Pesto

Juicy and tasty chicken dish for the whole family! Try sauteed greens as a side dish for this healthy meal.



For 2 people ()


  • 2 organic chicken breasts
  • 1 whole bunch basil leaves, washed and de-stemmed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup(s) pine nuts or walnuts
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon(s) lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoon(s) extra virgin olive oil
Preparation time
Cooking time

Chicken Pesto Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. If using walnuts instead of pine nuts: Toast in a heavy skillet for 5 minutes.
  3. In food processor or blender, blend basil, garlic, toasted walnuts, or pine nuts, lemon juice and lemon zest. Slowly pour in olive oil and mix until smooth.
  4. Place chicken in a glass or ceramic baking dish and coat chicken with pesto mixture. Bake chicken until cooked through, 30 minutes. Serve.

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Nutrition facts

(diet, gluten free, lactose free)

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