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Grilled Chicken With Spinach and Pine Nut Pesto

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“A healthy recipe without any boundaries on the flavor. If you dont find pine nuts you can substitute it with peanuts and also add about 2 cloves of garlic. You can put half the pesto in an ice tray and freeze it for future use.”

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  1. Heat a grill pan on high heat.
  2. Lightly oil the pan, sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper and grill the chicken for 10 mins , 5 mins for each side.
  3. Combine spinach, pine nuts, lemon juice and lemon peel in a processor. Lightly pulse.
  4. With the machine running gradually add the 1/3 cup oil blending until the mixture is creamy.Add salt and pulse.
  5. Take the spinach into a small mixing bowl, add the Parmesan and mix well.Season the pesto with salt and pepper.
  6. Spread it over the grilled chicken and serve.

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