Quick-as-a-Wink Pesto Chicken

10 Min

In just 10 minutes you can whip up a chicken dinner dish that's delicious and fits your diabetic diet! Our Quick-as-a-Wink Pesto Chicken goes great with a side of fresh veggies or your favorite low-carb pasta.

What You'll Need

  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets
  • 4 tablespoons prepared pesto sauce
  • 4 slices (3 ounces total) fat-free mozzarella cheese

What to Do

  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray*, and heat over medium-high heat.

  2. Cook the chicken for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until browned.

  3. Top each chicken breast with 1 tablespoon pesto sauce and 1 slice of mozzarella cheese. Cover, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until no pink remains in the chicken. Serve immediately.



  • To make this a gluten-free recipe, use nonstick cooking spray with no flour added.
  • To really fancy this up, top each serving with thin slices of plum tomato and a sprig of fresh basil.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 219
  • Calories from Fat 78
  • Total Fat 8.7g 13 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.6g 8 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 32g 63 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 77mg 26 %
  • Sodium 435mg 18 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 2.0g 1 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.6g 3 %
  • Sugars 0.8g 0 %

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