Chicken with Pesto Sauce

Chicken with Creamy Pesto Sauce

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Comments: This is a simple and delicious dish and less than 300 calories. We use fat free half and half and it tastes great!


1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, boneless and skinless
3 tablespoons pesto sauce (prepared)
2 tablespoons half and half, fat free
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon basil, fresh, chopped

Preparation: Cut chicken into 4 servings. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/2 inch thickness. Season with the garlic, salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add olive oil. Add chicken in a single layer and cook for approximately 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown and cooked through. Remove chicken to a plate and cover with foil. Add pesto and half and half to skillet. Stir and cook on low until warm. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve. Top with fresh basil if desired.

Nutrition: Per Serving: 280 calories,13 g fat,3 g saturated fat, 37 g protein, 2 g carbohydrates, 0 g dietary fiber, 470 mg sodium; WW Points plus value 7

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