Grilled Pesto Chicken with Yellow Squash Spears and Grilled Tomatoes and Parmesan

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On the table in 20! No marinating, mincing, or fussing with a lot of ingredients. Let the pesto do the work; and then throw everything on the grill and you're in business. The simple yellow squash and sweet grilled tomatoes complement the juicy tender flavorful chicken perfectly. This is summer dining at its best.

Grilled Pesto Chicken

SERVINGS : 2 PEOPLE COOK TIME : MINUTES PREP TIME : MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded 1/2
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat grill or grill pan over medium high heat.
  2. Toss chicken in pesto and olive oil.
  3. Grill 3-4 minutes per side or until juices run clear.
  4. Let rest, then slice and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 140g Calories 373 Fat 25 Sat Fat 5 Sodium 193 Carbs 1 Sugars 1 Fiber 0 Protein 34.

Yellow Squash Spears

SERVINGS : 2 PEOPLE COOK TIME : MINUTES PREP TIME : MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 pound yellow squash, cut into spears
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • kosher salt and pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium high.
  2. Grill 8-10 minutes or until tender but not mushy.
  3. Cut into bite-sized pieces and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 121g Calories 78 Fat 7 Sat Fat 1 Sodium 11 Carbs 3 Sugars 2 Fiber 1 Protein 1.

Grilled Tomatoes and Parmesan

SERVINGS : 2 PEOPLE COOK TIME : MINUTES PREP TIME : MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, shredded

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium high.
  2. Drizzle tomatoes slices with olive oil.
  3. Place on the grill and cook for about a minute.
  4. Carefully flip, top with parmesan, cover, and let cook for another minute or two or until parmesan melts.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 72g Calories 64 Fat 5 Sat Fat 1 Sodium 68 Carbs 2 Sugars 1 Fiber 1 Protein 2.

NOTES

VEGETARIAN TIP: Replace the chicken with sliced eggplant.

GLUTEN MODIFICATIONS: Verify that your prepared pesto is gluten free or make your own.

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