Paleo Peppadew Pesto Stuffed Chicken
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Recipe type: Entree
  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 6 slices
  • ½ C Pepperoncini Pesto (any pesto will do)
  • 18 peppadew peppers (plus about ¼ C of liquid if desired)
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Slice each chicken breast down the middle, stopping about ¼ of an inch from the other end.
  3. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread the inside of each chicken breast with a heaping TB of pesto.
  5. Stuff each breast with a slice of mozzarella and 3 peppers.
  6. Arrange chicken in a 9x13 baking dish.
  7. Drizzle pickling liquid over chicken and sprinkle on a bit of black pepper.
  8. Bake 25-30 minutes. Ladle juice over chicken halfway through.
Recipe by Heather Hollandaise at