Easy Creamy Pesto Chicken

Awesome Italian taste: Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ cooking sauce, pesto and sun-dried tomatoes. Get in with this Italian experience.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce
1
tablespoon basil pesto (from 7-oz container)
1/4
cup sun-dried tomatoes (from 3.5-oz pouch), julienne-cut
Cooked rice, if desired

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  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 2 Stir in cooking sauce, pesto, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes or until mixture starts to thicken.
  • 3 Top with sun-dried tomatoes. Serve with rice.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 2 Stir in cooking sauce, pesto, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes or until mixture starts to thicken.
  • 3 Top with sun-dried tomatoes. Serve with rice.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve with pasta instead of rice.

Garnish with basil leaves.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.