Baked Pesto Chicken
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Recipe type: Main Dishes
Serves: 4
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ¾ cup fresh basil pesto
  • 3 oz. prosciutto slices
  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Lightly oil a 9x13 or similar baking dish.
  2. Fillet the chicken breasts in half to form 4 chicken cutlets.
  3. Spread a fourth of the pesto over the top of each chicken breast.
  4. Layer prosciutto over the top of each breast, tucking it under the sides.
  5. Place all of the prepared chicken cutlets in the baking dish.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until the chicken is just cooked through. Allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  7. Enjoy with your favorite sides!
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