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Pesto Chicken Marinade

Yields6 Servings

Grilled Chicken Pesto Marinade

 3 cups basil leaves
 ½ cup olive oil
 ¼ cup water, or a little more (to thin out pesto for marinade)
 ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  cup pine nuts, walnuts or pepitas
 4 cloves of garlic

Blend all ingredients together until the pesto is smooth. You may need to scrape the sides of the food processor with a spatula to get all of the ingredients to blend.


Cover chicken in pesto and marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Pull out and grill until chicken is cooked through.

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