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Pesto Chicken Tenders

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Basil pesto and Asiago cheese flavor this savory tender.

Ingredients

1/4
cup basil pesto
2
tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup shredded Asiago cheese (2 oz)
1
package (14 oz) uncooked chicken tenders (not breaded)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix pesto and mayonnaise. In another large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix bread crumbs and cheese. Place chicken in pesto bag; seal and coat with pesto mixture. Place chicken in bread crumb bag; seal and shake to coat. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and bread crumbs are golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix pesto and mayonnaise. In another large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix bread crumbs and cheese. Place chicken in pesto bag; seal and coat with pesto mixture. Place chicken in bread crumb bag; seal and shake to coat. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and bread crumbs are golden brown.

Expert Tips

Look for basil pesto in the refrigerated section at the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
36%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
1%
Protein
28g
28%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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