Cream Cheese-&-Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Winter 2004, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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The hard part of making this elegant dish is choosing the filling. Making a pocket in the chicken breast to hold the stuffing is easy, particularly if you use a good, sharp, thin-bladed knife. Browning the chicken in a skillet before baking gives it a beautiful golden color. Finishing it in the oven ensures that it cooks evenly throughout.

"I really enjoyed the goat cheese filling, and the previous reviewers are right-- the chicken turns out moist and tender. I used bread crumbs made from my favorite ancient grains bread, but next time I'll use white bread crumbs to get a...
Cream Cheese-&-Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

18 Reviews for Cream Cheese-&-Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts


I'm NOT a cook. I really rarely make anything and decided to prepare this on a whim. It was SPECTACULAR. Time consuming if you make everything from scratch but so delicious! Its definitely something that I would want to make for a nice dinner. It looks nice and seems fancy just because its stuffed.


The cream cheese and pesto stuffed chicken breasts are amazing! Definately making these again. Pretty easy to prepare. My boyfriend loved them! Its hard getting him to eat healthy and with these he asked for more! YUM!


Quick, easy and delicious! Loved the cream cheese and pesto combo and even my picky 2 year old ate it. This is getting added to our meal rotation. It's nice to have a new way to cook chicken breasts and will make for company in the future.


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