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5 Ingredient Basil Pesto Chicken with Sundried Tomatoes

This yummy easy stuffed chicken breast recipe need only 5 ingredients and 10 minutes of hands-on time, 35 minutes total time. Gluten-Free. Keto. Low-Carb.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 500kcal


  • 4 chicken breasts (butterflied and pounded to ½"/1cm thickness)
  • ½ cup basil pesto
  • ½ cup sundried tomato (we used sundried tomato quarters in oil)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (we used shredded cheese)
  • 2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • to taste salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF/180ºC.
  • Lay the chicken breasts on an oiled oven safe dish and season on both sides with salt, pepper and coriander.
  • Spread some pesto on the inside of each chicken breast and top with the sundried tomatoes.
  • Finally, add the mozzarella cheese before folding the chicken over.
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes.


Tips and Tricks:
1. Add a it of parmesan on top of the chicken before baking for an extra yummy “crust”.
2. Use toothpicks to secure the chicken before baking!


Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 169mg | Sodium: 762mg | Potassium: 1340mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1002IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 224mg | Iron: 3mg