2-3 chicken breasts, cubed
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup cilantro lime pesto (recipe follows)
Cook chicken, seasoned with salt and garlic powder (optional). Toss cooked, seasoned chicken with the pesto, heat through.
* To make ahead/freezer meal – Store chicken and pesto separately (or place only partial pesto with chicken).
Cilantro Lime Pesto
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves (do not include stems)
2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons sliced, toasted almonds
3 tablespoons chopped, fresh garlic
Juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup shredded asiago (Parmesan or Romano can be substituted too)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 cup chicken broth
Using a Ninja, mix together the cilantro, olive oil, almonds, garlic, lime juice, asiago, salt and chicken broth.