Pesto Pasta with Chicken Recipe

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Submitted by the2scoops

Makes 8 servings



Easy and delicious pasta with chicken.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Pasta with Chicken

16 ounce bow tie pasta
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 boneless skinless chicken breast
1 crushed red pepper flakes to taste
1/3 cup dry-packed sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 cup pesto sauce

Recipe Directions for Pesto Pasta with Chicken

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic until tender, then stir in chicken. Season with red pepper flakes. Cook until chicken is golden, and cooked through.

  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto. Toss to coat evenly.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 121.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
325
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
194mg
8%
Potassium
287mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
33.8g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
21.7g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 6% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
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