Tuesday, May 24, 2011

{Dinner} Tuscan Pesto Chicken Simmer


I wish I could/can remember the blogger I stole this recipe from. I want to give credit because it was soooo good. If this is your recipe please let me know that way I can give you credit. You certainly deserve it!

Ingredients:

4 Chicken Breasts
Half a Block of Cream Cheese - {I used a little more, I like my sauce creamy}
1/4 Cup of Water
1/4 Cup of Pesto
2 Cups of Tomatoes
1 Cup of Five Cheese Blend {I used 1 1/2 Cups of Four Cheese Blend as I couldn't find the Five}

***The recipe did not call to season the chicken but of course I did. I'm a rebel like that***

I seasoned the chicken with Goya Adobo, Mrs Dash's Garlic & Herb, dried Basil and dried Herbs Provence.



Directions:

Spray cooking spray in skillet. Heat stove at medium heat. Add chicken & cover.


Cook both sides for 7 minutes. The first side you cook should look somewhat like the picture below.


Add tomatoes to skillet once both sides of the chicken cooked.


Add cream cheese & pesto. I used Classico Traditional Basil Pesto.



Add Cheese.


Sauce should look like this in skillet when it is ready.


It was so delish & super easy. It tasted professional. Like I went to a fancy, expensive restaurant and ordered this off the menu of a famous chef. I loved it and hubby licked his plate. I'm serious, that good! Try it and if you don't love it something is wrong with your taste buds! :)

14 comments:

  1. It's getting warm out and I'm in serious need of losing weight. This does not help my cause FAITH!! Arrrgh, I spontaneously started salivating when I read this post.

    Grrr...

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  2. Oh my goodness, I wish I could eat that right now! It looks delicious. Excellent job!

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  3. Looks good. I have a feeling I would love it too!

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  4. i'm sorry Tami ... but it is sooo good! give a big portion to hubby {that's what i did} and have a smaller portion. it is quite filling and so good!

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  5. This looks so creamy and delicious. I love that you added your own spin on it with the extra spices.

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  6. This looks absolutely delish! I've been looking for different meals to try!!

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  7. This looks so, so delish. Literally, my mouth is watering.

    Going to go eat my frosted mini wheats now! (lame)

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  8. oh mouth is totally watering! Definitely adding this to the recipe box!

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  9. I love that you use Goya cooking products! :)

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  10. Thanks! This looks super easy and my hubby like ANYTHING with cheese.

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  11. Girl you've got me drooling. I love pasta and what I like more than that is pasta with a creamy sauce. We're coming over for dinner.

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  12. Yum that looks delish! :)....you can send me some....pretty please!

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  13. This looks delish and easy to make!! Smaller portions is the right key :)

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  14. Hey I host a blog hop and I'd LOVE if you came over and shared a recipe! Here's the link :) http://thesweetdetail.blogspot.com/search/label/Savory%20Sunday

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