Lemon-Pesto Chicken Wings Recipe

This chicken wings recipe couldn’t be easier—only four ingredients!

| 2012 Guide to Backyard Chickens

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    Use store-bought pesto for an easy shortcut in this recipe.
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If a crowd is gathering at your house to watch a football game, this Lemon-Pesto Chicken Wings Recipe is sure to be a hit. Serve as part of a buffet or as an entrée along with pasta and a green salad.

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Lemon-Pesto Chicken Wings Recipe

4 pounds chicken wings, tips removed
3/4 cup basil pesto (store-bought works fine)
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 lemon, zested and juiced

Heat oven to 400°F.



On baking sheet, place wings in single layer. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until wings are well-browned and crispy.

While wings are roasting, combine pesto, red pepper flakes, and lemon zest and juice in bowl large enough to hold all the wings.






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