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    Blackened Chicken With Basil Pesto & Tortellini.

    Blackened Chicken With Basil Pesto & Tortellini.. Photo by Chef #1802537045

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    55 mins

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    45 mins

    Chef #1802537045's Note:

    Great combination of Cajun & Italian cuisines that will liven up any dull piece of Boneless Chicken Breast and turn it into an enjoyable meal. We also added in some Tortellini covered in Basil Pesto to finish out the plate.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Take (2) Boned & Skinned Chicken Breasts and rub in Cajun Blackening Spice, place in a lightly oiled 9x9 inch glass baking pan. Bake in Oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove from the oven, brush Basil Pesto on both sides and return to oven. Continue cooking for another 15 to 20 minutes based upon thickness of the breasts.
    2. 2
      Preparing the Tortellini:.
    3. 3
      We used frozen and just followed the directions of placing in Boiling water, reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes. Drain water, return Tortellini to the pan. Add in 4 ounces of Jarred Basil Pesto (in the summer we grow our own Basil) and grated Romano cheese.
    4. 4
      The first bite will surprise you ! Enjoy !

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    Nutritional Facts for Blackened Chicken With Basil Pesto & Tortellini.

    Serving Size: 1 (203 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 482.0
     
    Calories from Fat 100
    20%
    Total Fat 11.1 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 5.2 g
    26%
    Cholesterol 82.2 mg
    27%
    Sodium 744.2 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 67.2 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 18.0 g
    72%
    Sugars 1.6 g
    6%
    Protein 36.6 g
    73%

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    Cajun blackened spice mix

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