Pesto Pasta with Chicken Recipe

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Submitted by markgugs

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.

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Pasta with Chicken

8 serving (Archer Farms) Simply Balanced Organic Farfalle, Whole Wheat
0.33 serving (Fairway) Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Catalan Arbequina
2 clove Garlic
12 oz Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
0.5 tsp Spices Crushed Red Peppers
2 serving Sun Dried Tomatoes
2 serving (Archer Farms) Basil Pesto Cream 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 (minced) until tender, then stir in chicken (cut into 1" cubes). Season with red pepper flakes. Cook until chicken is golden, and cooked through.

  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, sun-dried tomatoes (drained & cut into thin strips) and pesto sauce. Toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 139.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
296
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
145mg
6%
Potassium
3mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
43.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
15.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 12%
* 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
88% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
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