Pesto Chicken


1 pound chicken breast, boneless and skinless

½ to 1 cup pesto sauce

Optional Ingredients

salt and pepper

tomatoes, sliced

mozzarella cheese, shredded


Season chicken with salt and pepper if desired.

Spread a light layer of pesto on one side of chicken.

Place chicken, pesto side down, in a grill pan, over medium-high heat. 

Spread other side of chicken with a light layer of pesto.

Cook each side for 3 to 4 minutes, until lightly browned.

Optional – top each chicken with a slice of tomato and mozzarella cheese.  Cover pan (with lid or foil) for a few minutes until cheese is melted. 

Serves 4 to 6.   

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