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    Pesto Chicken made with fresh basil, spinach, garlic, walnuts and Parmesan cheese to make each bite irresistible!

    Ingredients

    • 2½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, 4 pieces, pounded to ¾-inch thickness
    • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, (120ml), plus more for drizzling
    • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning
    • black pepper, as needed for seasoning
    • 1 cup basil, (30g, 1 ounce) packed
    • 1 cup baby spinach, (30g, 1 ounce) packed
    • 3 cloves garlic, unpeeled
    • ¼ cup walnuts, plus more for garnish
    • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish
    • 1 cup diced tomatoes, ¼-inch dice

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1342 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 134 g 206%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 101.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 17 mg 5.73%
    • Sodium: 1946 mg 81.09%
    • Calcium: 305 mg 30.47%
    • Potassium: 182 mg 5.21%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.72%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 19 g
    • Vitamin A 97.35%
    • Vitamin C 101.85%
    • Vitamin D 1.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat26
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq