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Creamy Pesto Chicken

Creamy Pesto Chicken

A simple pesto with cheesy goodness makes this chicken delicious!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6


  • 6 Chicken Breasts
  • 2 cups Mozzarella shredded
  • 12 oz Cream Cheese

For the Pesto

  • 3 cups Basil rough chopped
  • ½ cup Cashews
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced
  • cup Avocado Oil

For the Pasta

  • 1 lb Angel Hair Pasta
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1 tsp Basil dried


  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400 deg. Start boiling water for pasta.
  • In a bowl, combine all pesto ingredients except oil, With immersion blender blitz until smooth. Then slowly stream in oil while still blending. Once fully blended, mix in cream cheese.
  • In a 13x9 glass baking dish, lay each chicken breast out. Spread with creamy pesto mixture then top with mozzarella cheese. Place in oven and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook as directed on package. Drain in colander and return to pot. Add butter, cheese and basil. Toss until well coated.
Keyword baked chicken, Cheesy Chicken, Chicken, Chicken Dishes, Chicken Recipes, creamy pesto chicken, pesto
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