Up the ante with this pesto chicken. It's time to say no to bland grilled chicken.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
grill:
50 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl combine oil and garlic. Lightly brush tomatoes, then chicken with garlic oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Discard any remaining garlic oil.

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  • Prepare grill for indirect heat using a drip pan. Place chicken, bone sides down, over drip pan. Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat 50 to 60 minutes or until done (170°F for breasts; at least 175°F for thighs and drumsticks). Grill tomatoes the last 6 to 8 minutes or until heated through, turning once.

  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine remaining ingredients.

  • Remove chicken and tomatoes from grill. Immediately spread chicken and cut sides of tomatoes with pesto mixture.

Nutrition Facts

407 calories; fat 30g; cholesterol 104mg; saturated fat 10g; carbohydrates 7g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 28g; vitamin a 874.6IU; vitamin c 17.1mg; sodium 252mg; calcium 60.6mg; iron 1.8mg.
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