Pesto Chicken & Creamy Rice Pilaf

chicken pesto creamy rice pilafMmMmm pesto. You know, that herby-oily goodness you dip your bread in at Italian restaurants? Well, it’s also quite delicious served on top of chicken. To make it even more decadent, we’re serving it up with a large cup of creamy rice pilaf with sauteed spinach and mushrooms.

Are you drooling yet? Don’t let the olive-green picture fool you. We never said pesto was uber photogenic. But I promise you this dish is delicious!

**Notes & Substitutions

**Notes & Substitutions

  • Substitutions: If you don’t want to use instant rice, prepare 3/4 cup dry brown rice according to the package. Then, simply stir it into the cooked veggies.

Nutrition Information (per serving)

Nutrition Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 380
  • Fat: 11g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 31g

pesto chicken creamy rice pilaf

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