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 Tomato and Basil Pesto Chicken

  Makes: 4 servings
  Prep Time: 5 minutes
  Total Time: 40 minutes
  Ease of Preparation: Easy

 Ingredients
  2 chicken breasts split (see tips)
  4 tablespoons basil pesto
  2 tomatoes sliced (8 slices total)
  1 cup grated low fat mozzarella

 Preparation
  1. Preheat oven to 350°

  2. Place 4 chicken portions in the bottom of a casserole dish. Spread 1 tablespoon of pesto on each portion of chicken. Place 2 slices of tomato on each portion. Divide grated mozzarella among the 4 portions.

  3. Bake for 30 minutes.  Serve on a bed of greens and with a side of carrots.

 Tips & Tricks
  Tip: To fillet a chicken breast, lay it flat on a flat surface and hold it flat with one hand on top.  With a sharp knife cut through the chicken breast horizontally so you end up with 2 equal portions.

 Nutritional Notes: per serving: calories 290; fat 11g (sat 4.g, mono 0.9g, poly 0.6g); iron 1mg; cholesterol 82mg; calcium 300mg; carbohydrate 7g; sodium 541mg; protein 36g; fiber 1g

 Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A: 10% daily value; Vitamin C: 20% dv; Calcium: 30% dv; Iron: 6% dv

 Adapted from Myfussyeater.com