Pesto Pasta with Chicken Recipe

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Submitted by kcarter816

Makes 6 servings



A light, summery dish that is full of flavor!

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Pasta with Chicken

12 oz. rotini pasta
2 oz. sun dried tomatoes
2 oz. kalamata olives
3 tbsp. pesto
1 cup shredded mozzarella
15 oz. chicken breasts

Recipe Directions for Pesto Pasta with Chicken

  1. Saute' chicken until browned over medium heat. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

  2. Cut chicken into bite size pieces.

  3. Dice tomatoes and olives until fine.

  4. Meanwhile, boil pasta in 6 cups water until al dente, about 6 minutes.

  5. Drain pasta.

  6. Toss pasta, chicken, olives and tomatoes.

  7. Add pesto and cheese and toss again, until well mixed.

  8. Enjoy!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 173.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
423
Calories from Fat
146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.2g
25%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
117mg
39%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
440mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
35.3g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
33.2g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 19% Iron 20%
* 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 low in sugar
  • High in niacin
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