When I first made this Simple Baked Pesto Chicken back in 2010, I'm not sure I ever imagined it would grow to be a single of the most well-liked recipes on the weblog. But now it's been pinned 625K+ occasions and the recipe has been viewed two.five Million times! So when I determined just lately I needed to update the pictures I made the decision I would preserve the original photo below near to the top of the submit so folks would identify it.
I for the inspiration for Easy Baked Pesto Chicken when I was looking in The South Seashore Diet plan Quick and Straightforward Cookbook for a recipe my buddy Bonnie had advisable. That happened to be in the summertime, and when it's summertime at my residence there's fresh basil on the counter, I'm freezing basil for winter, and I'm making Basil Pesto with Lemon, so it's not really surprising that a recipe utilizing pesto would catch my eye.
If you don't have any basil growing, you can undoubtedly make this ultra-simple principal dish with obtained basil pesto, which is what the recipe in the book referred to as for. If you have more fresh basil, or more basil pesto left in your jar right after you make this, appear after the recipe for some other concepts employing pesto.
And here's a exciting small story about this recipe. Late last year I commenced doing work out with a wonderful trainer named Wendy. Then a single time when I showed up at the gym she advised me she had gone to get the recipe for her children' favorite chicken dish, and it turned out to be a recipe from my weblog! So just in situation you're pondering if this can be child-pleasant, Wendy says her kids love Pesto Chicken and gobble it up for dinner. (She serves it with pasta for the children, but I'd serve with Cauliflower Rice for a tasty lower-carb meal.)
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