Dump-and-Bake Pesto Chicken

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Just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep! This tender, juicy, flavorful Dump-and-Bake Pesto Chicken can be prepared in the oven or in the Crock Potfor an easy dinner recipe that the whole family will love.

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2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts
8.1 oz jar prepared pesto sauce
0.7 oz packet Italian dressing and recipe mix
1/2 c. chicken broth

OVEN BAKED METHOD:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Spray a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place chicken breasts in prepared dish. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning, cover with...
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Nutritions

Calories
280

Sodium
236mg
9% DV

Fat
14g
21% DV

Protein
32g
65% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV