Wednesday, May 17, 2006

RECIPE: Chicken Breasts with Pesto

Chicken Breasts with Pesto
Chicken Breasts with Pesto

2 tablespoons olive oil or olive oil infused with Basil or Roasted Garlic
4 chicken breasts
Salt
Pepper
2 cups cherry tomatoes
juice of lemon
1/2 cup Pesto Sauce

Wash the tomatoes and slice into halves or quarters depending on size. Place in medium bowl with lemon juice and salt and pepper.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Cook the breasts over high heat, turning once, until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.

Place the chicken breasts on a serving platter. Spoon two tablespoons of pesto over each of the chicken breasts. Drain the tomatoes. Spoon the tomatoes around chicken. Serve.

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2 comments:

sher said...

Oh, I can smell that pesto as I look at the picture! :):) Once you have pesto, you're able to do so many things--and that chicken looks so good!

Gabriella True said...

go make some up! pesto is addictive.