Pesto Chicken with Pasta Recipe

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


Submitted by binz007uk

Makes 1 serving



Lightly fried chicken breast mixed with onion and pesto sauce served with pasta twirls

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Chicken with pasta

100 g chicken breast
1/2 onion
1 tbs olive oil
2 tbs pesto sauce
50 g dry pasta

Recipe Directions for Pesto Chicken with pasta

  1. Put a pan of water on to boil.

  2. Slice the chicken breast into thin slices.

  3. When boiling add a pinch of salt and add the pasta, bring back to the boil and then simmer for 9-10 minutes.

  4. Heat a frying pan and then add the oil.

  5. Add the chicken and stir until lightly browned.

  6. Add the chopped onion and stir until softened.

  7. Take off of the heat and stir in the pesto sauce.

  8. Drain the pasta and then add the pasta to chicken sauce, stir and serve.

  9. Sprinkle grated parmsian (additional calorie count) and black pepper.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 251.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
600
Calories from Fat
291
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
32.3g
50%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
131mg
44%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
426mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
35.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
40.8g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 11% Iron 21%
* 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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