Pesto-Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Recipe by Alskann
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat grill to high heat.
  • Oil grill with light coat of oil (for charcoal oil before heating).
  • Rinse chicken;pat dry.
  • With sharp knife, cut a pocket deep lengthwise into the edge of each chicken breast. be careful not to cut all the way through.
  • Season chicken with pepper.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon pesto into each pocket.
  • Fill each pocket with 1/4 of mozzarella balls and 1/4 of the red pepper slices.
  • Spread remaining pesto over outside of chicken breasts to give it a light, even coating.
  • Lay chicken on oil grill. Close lid.
  • Cook until browned on bottom (about 7 minutes).
  • Turn and continue cooking until browned on other side and no longer pink in center; about 7 minutes longer (carefully cut to test).
  • Serve hot with some crusty bread, a tossed green salad, and fresh fruit.
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