Typical pesto ingredients--basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic and olive oil--make a tasty and fresh topper for a cooked chicken breast. But in this recipe, no heavy equipment is needed to make the pesto! Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a small bowl, combine basil, cheese, pine nuts, oil, lemon peel and garlic. Spoon over warm chicken breast.



Tip: To toast whole nuts or large pieces, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

243 calories; 13 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 76 mg cholesterol; 148 mg sodium. 2 g carbohydrates; 29 g protein;