Here is an easy way to dress up your chicken for a weeknight, or for company! Use prepared pesto, or make your own! Add some flavorful prosciutto and some smoked provolone, pop in the oven, and use your time to make the sides.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray an 11x7-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

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  • Slice a pocket lengthwise, horizontal to the cutting board, in each breast, leaving the tips intact and not slicing all the way through. The larger end of the breast should be a sort of cupped shape. Gently open each pocket, pointing the cut edge up, and leaving them on the cutting board. Lightly season with salt and pepper.

  • Place 1 slice provolone cheese on each chicken breast. Layer 1 slice prosciutto over cheese, lightly folding it so it does not hang over the edge of the chicken. Spoon 2 tablespoons pesto over each chicken breast and top with tomato pieces. Sprinkle seasoned bread crumbs over chicken. Arrange chicken in a single layer in the prepared baking dish, stuffing-side up.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, 30 to 40 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

425 calories; 26.6 g total fat; 99 mg cholesterol; 721 mg sodium. 7.4 g carbohydrates; 38.3 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
06/18/2019
I used boneless chicken thighs and just layer everything flat on top. No breadcrumbs so it was KETO friendly. Turned out great. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/18/2019
I used boneless chicken thighs and just layer everything flat on top. No breadcrumbs so it was KETO friendly. Turned out great. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/18/2019
I used boneless chicken thighs and just layer everything flat on top. No breadcrumbs so it was KETO friendly. Turned out great. Read More