Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breasts

This recipe was a hit at my house and will become part of our dinner rotation 🙂


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup basil pesto
  • 4 mozzarella cheese sticks
  • 1 1/2 cups italian bread crumbs
  • toothpicks


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray baking dish.
  3. Butterfly each chicken breast and open.
  4. Spread pesto onto each breast and top with cheese stick.
  5. Wrap chicken around cheese and close with toothpicks.
  6. Add bread crumbs to large bowl and coat each breast then place in dish.
  7. Bake 35-45 minutes.

Recipe idea from

Taste better than it looks 🙂

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