Chicken Pesto Bake, Garlic Potatoes and Peas

Chicken Pesto Bake, Red Garlic Potatoes and Peas! This picture doesn’t show how AMAZING this is! It’s so good!

It’s Recipe Wednesday! Every Wednesday we share a healthy recipe! This week’s recipe is from Skinnytaste.com and AllRecipes.com! It’s sooo good! We made it last week, and it was delish! Highly recommend it! It is a great family meal too. Pesto Chicken and Garlic Red Potatoes! Yum!!

Our 3-year-old, Allie, isn’t a fan of chicken in general, and she took a few bites! I was proud of her. She like the potatoes and peas! Let us know what you think!

Skinny Chicken Pesto Bake

By Skinnytaste.com 
Servings: 4 • Size: 1 piece

What you’ll need:

  • 2 (16 oz total) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • 4 tsp Skinny Basil Pesto
  • 1 medium tomatoes, sliced thin
  • 6 tbsp (1.5 oz) shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tsp grated parmesan cheese

What to do:

  • Wash chicken and dry with a paper towel. Slice chicken breast horizontally to create 4 thinner cutlets. Season lightly with salt and fresh pepper.
  • Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line baking sheet with foil or parchment for easy clean-up.
  • Place the chicken on prepared baking sheet. Spread 1 tsp of skinny pesto over each piece of chicken.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove from oven;top with tomatoes, mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

To Grill: Grill chicken over medium flame on both sides until cooked through in the center.  Lower flame, top chicken with tomatoes and cheese, and close grill until cheese melts.

Calories: 236 • Fat: 11.5 g • Carbs: 2.5 g • Fiber: 0.5 g • Protein: 28.5 g • Sugar: 0 g
Sodium: 491 mg (without salt)

Red Garlic Potatoes

By AllRecipes.com
Servings:  4

What you Need:

  • 2 pounds red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

What to do:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Place potatoes in an 8×8 inch baking dish
  • In a small bowl combine melted butter, garlic, salt and lemon juice; pour over potatoes and stir to coat. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over potatoes.
  • Bake, covered, in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes, or until golden brown

Calories: 279 • Fat: 12.2 g • Carbs: 39.6 g • Fiber: 4.6 g • Protein: 5.3 g

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GolladayFit

Hi! My name is Shannon Golladay! I'm married and have three little girls. I am passionate about helping moms feel and look amazing! I struggled with my weight during and after my pregnancies. I found a way to workout at home and get in awesome shape! Now I'm paying it forward and helping other moms like me reach their goals.

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