Ingredients:
• 3 chicken breasts
• 1 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1/4 teaspoon pepper
• 1 cup Pesto sauce


• 8 oz Mozzarella cheese, shredded
• 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced


• 1 tomato, chopped


• 1 Tbsp fresh basil leaves, shredded


• 1 Tbsp olive oil
• 1 Tbsp butter

Directions:
• Preheat oven to 425˚F.
• Cut chicken breast in half lengthwise.
• Pound each cutlet into 1/8″ thick cutlets.
• Season both sides of chicken with garlic powder and black pepper.
• Spoon and spread 1 Tbsp pesto in the center of each cutlet
• Top with tomato slices and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
• Roll the chicken up tightly and seal ends with a toothpick.
• Preheat large oven-safe skillet over medium heat with oil and butter.
• Add chicken roll-ups and sear on both sides until golden (4 min per side).


• Sprinkle tops with  cheese,chopped tomatoes,basil, and the rest of the pesto sauce.
• Place the skillet on the center rack of oven and bake 425˚F for 13-15 minutes  until internal temp  reaches 160˚F.

Chicken Pesto Roll Ups

Chicken breasts baked with pesto sauce, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese make an easy intriguing family dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course

Ingredients
  

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup Pesto sauce
  • 8 oz Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 2 tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil leaves shredded
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Cut chicken breast in half lengthwise.
  • Pound each cutlet into 1/8″ thick cutlets.
  • Season both sides of chicken with salt, garlic powder, and black pepper.
  • Spoon and spread 1 Tbsp pesto in the center of each cutlet
  • Top with tomato slices and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Roll the chicken up tightly and seal ends with a toothpick.
  • Preheat large oven-safe skillet over medium heat with 1 Tbsp oil and 1 Tbsp butter.
  • Add chicken roll-ups and sear on both sides until golden (4 min per side).
  • Sprinkle tops with  cheese,chopped tomatoes and the rest of the pesto sauce.
  • Place the skillet on the center rack of oven and bake 425˚F for 13-15 minutes  until internal temp  reaches 160˚F.
Keyword chicken, tomato
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