chicken with pesto

1 chicken, cut up
1/2 cup fresh parsley
1/4 cup pine nuts
3 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup olive oil
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Blend pine nuts, garlic, basil, parsley and salt in food processor; slowly add olive oil until pesto sauce is a fine texture. Gently loosen skin from the chicken and place 1 teaspoon of pesto sauce under the skin of each piece of chicken, gently pressing to cover the meat. Place chicken on broiler pan, cooking 5 minutes on each side at 450 F. Place chicken, skin side up, in single layer in large shallow baking pan. Brush chicken with tomato sauce, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, cover and bake at 350 for about 45 minutes or until chicken is fork tender. Four servings.

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