Pesto Pasta with Chicken Recipe

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Submitted by tripbeam9

Makes 8 servings



Easy and delicious pasta with chicken. Serve with crusty bread and salad for a quick dinner. Use as much or as little pesto sauce as you like. Using homemade pesto will taste even better, but it adds to prep time. Enjoy!"

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

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 136.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
331
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.6g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
186mg
8%
Potassium
226mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
33.0g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
24.6g
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
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