Bacon Wrapped Pesto Chicken

Celebrate summer's bumper crop of basil with this easy chicken dish of pesto-flavored chicken breasts wrapped in bacon. Make your own pesto or buy it--either way, it's delicious.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lay a chicken breast out flat, and sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Spread pesto sauce over the chicken breast, and roll the chicken breast...


  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - pounded flat
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 tablespoons prepared basil pesto
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

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