Chicken Pesto Penne Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Pesto Penne recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Pesto Penne using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by roxyfoxy777

Makes 2 servings



Yummy light tasty dish, can substitute with italian sausage.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Pesto Penne

1 cup of diced chicken
1 cup of zucchini
1/2 cup of diced tomatoes
1/2 cup of red peppers
1/2 cup of green peppers
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 tbsp pesto
1/2 cup red onions
6 oz penne

Recipe Directions for Chicken Pesto Penne

  1. In pan saute olive oil, salt, pepper and red onions. As the onions soften lower heat and add zucchini, red and green peppers, and diced chicken.

  2. Bring water to a boil for the pasta of your choice, I prefer fusili or penne for this dish.

  3. When chicken and veggies are just about cooked throw in the pesto and diced tomatoes.

  4. Mix with cooked pasta and you're all set!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 361.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
534
Calories from Fat
166
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.4g
28%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
121mg
40%
Sodium
505mg
21%
Potassium
725mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
58.5g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
33.8g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 149%
Calcium 9% Iron 27%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin C
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