You can't ask for a simpler weeknight recipe with only 4 easy to find ingredients. Serve with a side of brown rice or whole wheat pasta and vegetables for a well-balanced meal.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
8 mins
cook:
22 mins
total:
less than 30 minutes
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Flatten chicken breasts (about 1-inch thickness) and place in casserole dish (sprayed with non-stick cooking spray).

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  • Spread 1 teaspoon basil pesto sauce on each chicken breast. Bake (uncovered) for about 15 minutes.

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  • Remove chicken from oven, add thinly sliced tomato and 1 tablespoon mozzarella cheese to each chicken breast. Place back in oven for about 5-7 minutes (until cheese is melted).

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Recipe by Angie Asche, R.D., of Eleat Sports Nutrition.

Nutrition Facts

150 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 1.5g; sodium 150mg; carbohydrates 3g; protein 25g.

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