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Yields:
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.

Ingredients

Directions

  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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DELICIOUS! Served it with a mixed green salad. Oh So Good!
17 May 16 by member: s y m
I butterflied the breasts, sprinkled them with Italian seasoning blend, and substituted fresh basil for the pesto and it was an absolute winner. The sauce insured the chicken was super moist and it made my broccoli delicious.
14 Jan 14 by member: Joelmel
This is great...I made it with chicken breast strips instead. I made a big batch and used it on my salads for lunch over the next couple of days. This was a meal for he entire family.
12 Aug 13 by member: MeWestlake
I think I'll make this tonight if I feel better{sick} anything with cream cheese is my friend!!!
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
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
My husband said he thought he was in a 5 star restaurant
29 Mar 12 by member: cacaput
This is from the Kraft site, and it's delicious!
13 Feb 12 by member: StephanieG86
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 absolutely sinful tasting!!!I love it
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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%
23%
of RDI*
(452 calories)
23% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (2%)
 
Fat (44%)
 
Protein (54%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories