Two Cheese Pesto Chicken
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Two Cheese Pesto Chicken

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This baked two cheese pesto chicken recipe is full of flavour. The basil flavour really comes through and is not dominated by the cheese.

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Two Cheese Pesto Chicken
Nutrition Info Print Recipe
  • Prep: 10 m
  • Cook: 40 m
  • Total: 50 m
  • Servings:


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 4 tbsp pesto
  • 3.5 oz cream cheese or plant-based "cheese"
  • 4 mature cheese slices of choice or plant-based "cheese"


  1. Mix the pesto with the cream cheese.
  2. Slice the chicken breasts almost in half.
  3. In each chicken breast, place a slice of mature cheese and pesto/cream cheese mixture.
  4. Place in a baking dish and cook at 180C/350F for 30-40 minutes until thoroughly cooked and all the juices run clear when you push a knife or a skewer through the thickest part.
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