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Pesto Chicken Tenders

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Pesto Chicken Tenders
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Basil pesto and Asiago cheese flavor this savory tender.
Updated Jun 4, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded Asiago cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 package (14 oz) uncooked chicken tenders (not breaded)
Make With
Make With
Progresso Breadcrumbs

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix pesto and mayonnaise. In another large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix bread crumbs and cheese. Place chicken in pesto bag; seal and coat with pesto mixture. Place chicken in bread crumb bag; seal and shake to coat. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and bread crumbs are golden brown.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Look for basil pesto in the refrigerated section at the grocery store.

Nutrition

370 Calories, 24g Total Fat, 28g Protein, 11g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
210
Total Fat
24g
36%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
230mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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