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4 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Creamy Pesto Philly Chicken

Low carb and easy chicken dish.



  1. Heat oil in large non-stick skillet on medium heat.
  2. Add chicken. Cook 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until done (170 °F (75 °C)). Transfer to plate; cover to keep warm.
  3. Add cream cheese spread to skillet. Cook on medium heat 5 minutes or until melted, stirring constantly.
  4. Whisk in broth and pesto (2 tablespoons). Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened and well blended. Pour over chicken.
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Absolutely awesome! I added frozen vegies to have with it - a very luxurious and guilt free meal!
24 Nov 10 by member: dinosaur247
I made this for dinner tonight and one of my gf said it looked gourmet. When I told her what was in it she was shocked because it looked so good. I made a cheesy cauliflower reciped to go with it. Yummy!
11 Jan 11 by member: amber shelly
Very good and very easy...I ate it with the zucchini noodles and green beens
19 Jan 11 by member: JaneMc
this is absolutely sinful tasting!!!I love it
This is very good and very easy to make. I'm sure it will be a regular in my diet.
12 Sep 11 by member: rdk77
This is from the Kraft site, and it's delicious!
13 Feb 12 by member: StephanieG86
My husband said he thought he was in a 5 star restaurant
29 Mar 12 by member: cacaput
OMG...this was AWESOME!!!! I butterflied the chicken, pounded them a bit, and stuffed with a mixture of fresh baby spinach,garlic and a tad of pesto. Heavenly!! Hubby loved it too!
20 May 12 by member: JazzyOwl
Awesome I made some baby carrots and substituted half the Philly with some goat cheese. will definitely make this again.
03 Jun 12 by member: Conleyd
I think I'll make this tonight if I feel better{sick} anything with cream cheese is my friend!!!
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Nutrition summary:

There are 452 calories in 1 serving of Creamy Pesto Philly Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 44% fat, 1% carbs, 54% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 195
Calories 452
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 21.63g 33%
  Saturated Fat 5.948g 30%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 3.37g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.764g  
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 981mg 41%
Potassium 493mg  
Total Carbohydrate 1.61g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  Sugars 1.02g  
Protein 59.69g  
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 25% Iron 51%
of RDI*
(452 calories)
23% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (2%)
Fat (44%)
Protein (54%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories