4 boneless chicken breasts, skinned and pounded to about ¼ inch of thickness
1 cup of basil pesto sauce
4 slices of mozzarella cheese
nonstick cooking spray for greasing the dish
The pesto cheesy chicken rolls are dipped in eggs, rolled in breadcrumbs and have cheese rolled into them. They come out as delicious treats in about 45 minutes if you follow the directions properly. What sets this dish apart from the rest is how easy the ingredients are to procure and the level of difficulty which doesn’t require much in the way of knowledge of the kitchen.
- Contrary to what many people on the internet would suggest, cheese is not bad for you if eaten in moderate amounts. The pesto cheesy chicken rolls make use of mozzarella cheese which is considered as one of the healthier cheese, containing about 85 calories and 6 grams of fat per ounce of it. Each serving of the chicken roll will power your body for the day.
- Mozzarella cheese is enriched with Vitamin B7, B2, A, D and E. These help the body to fight various ailments like anemia, migraine attacks and also have their own antioxidant properties.
When you combine this with the wholesomeness of chicken, you get a powerful punch of protein, carbohydrates and sugar which would make any health aficionados hungry for more.
How to Make Pesto Cheesy Chicken Rolls
The reason why it’s called mozzarella is because the paste obtained from the curd is cut by dairy farmers to be modeled in specific forms. It has been derived from the word “Mozze” which means to cut off.