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Pasta With Pesto And Chicken

Pasta With Pesto And Chicken

Brief Description

It is a very tasty recipe containing pasta with chicken and can be prepared very easily. This recipe can be served either with salad or crusty bread. Use the pesto sauce as per your requirement. The homemade pesto will be better in taste but it will add to the preparation time

Preparation Time 10 mins
Cooking Time 20 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Pasta With Pesto And Chicken

  • Bow tie pasta-1 (16 ounce) package
  • Olive oil-1 teaspoon
  • Minced garlic-2 cloves
  • No of Chicken breasts in bite-size pieces-2 (boneless and skinless)
  • Add crushed red pepper flakes according to taste
  • Oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and divided into strips-1/3 cup
  • Pesto sauce-1/2 cup

Pasta With Pesto And Chicken

How to make Pasta With Pesto And Chicken

  • Firstly boil a large pot of slightly salted water and add pasta in it and then cook it for about 8 to 10 minutes or till al dente and then leave it to drain.
  • Now start heating some oil in a large skillet on a medium flame.
  • Cook garlic till it gets tendered and then stir in the chicken.
  • Now season it with red pepper flakes and cook it till the chicken becomes golden.
  • Now finally take a large bowl and mix chicken, pasta, pesto and sun-dried tomatoes and pesto to form a mixture and then toss it to form an even coating.

Pasta With Pesto And Chicken

Some Useful Tips

    Instead of using oil packed tomatoes one can also use 16 dry-packed sun-dried tomatoes in it and can add handful of toasted pine nuts to it.

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