Lemon Pesto Chicken Recipe

Barilla Creamy Ricotta & Basil Pesto jar

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Creamy Ricotta & Basil Pesto

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  • Skill
    Beginner


  • 210
    Calories
  • 13g
    Total Fat
  • 4g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 18g
    Protein

Ingredients

Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 jar Barilla® Creamy Ricotta Pesto
  • 2 pounds chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Combine pesto, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a bowl. Add chicken and cover with pesto mixture. Marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator or overnight.
  • Bake at 375° F for 12-15 minutes. Then at 425° F for 2 additional minutes for browning and to ensure chicken is thoroughly cooked.
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