Pesto Pasta with Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by johnnatan

Makes 8 servings



Using homemade pesto will taste even better

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Pasta with Chicken

16 ounce bow tie pasta
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound boneless chicken breast halves - cubed
1 crushed red pepper flakes to taste
1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes,in oil drained and cut into strips
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

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 136.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
331
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.6g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
186mg
8%
Potassium
226mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
33.0g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
24.7g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 3%
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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