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Recipe July 3: Chicken with Pesto, Pecans and Bacon

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Chicken with Pesto, Pecans and Bacon

Yield: 6 servings

 

6, 4 ounce boneless skinless, chicken breasts

6 tablespoons basil pesto

½ teaspoon kosher salt (optional)

¼ teaspoon black pepper

½ cup canned sliced mushrooms

¼ cup chopped pecans

¼ cup bacon bits

1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese

 

 

Instructions:

 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

 

  1. Spray baking sheet with non-stick coating.

 

  1. Place 6 chicken breasts on pan.

 

  1. Spread 1 tablespoon basil pesto on each breast.

 

  1. In small mixing bowl, combine the following:

    1. ½ teaspoon kosher salt (optional)

    2. ¼ teaspoon black pepper

    3. ½ cup sliced mushrooms

    4. ¼ cup chopped pecans

    5. ¼ cup bacon bits

 

  1. Spread evenly over each chicken breast and top with mozzarella cheese.

 

Cooking Instructions: Bake 40 to 45 minutes (30 to 35 minutes for regular entrée) or until internal temperature reads 165F on an instant read thermometer. Serve hot!

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