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Chicken Pesto Pasta

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This is absolutely the best Chicken Pesto Pasta you will ever have. You’ll never look at store-bought pesto the same again!
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I clearly love to cook but I am so much more than that. I am a wife, a mother of two, digital marketing executive and an Autism support coach. Yep! My hands are full!
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Ingredients

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Servings:
6
Serves 6
1 box
Gemelli Pasta
1/2 cup
Assorted Color Bell Peppers , sliced
1/2 cup
Carrots , shredded
1/4 cup
2 Tbsp
Basil Pesto
I used Buitoni Pesto with Basil
2 packets
Basil Pesto
I used Knorr Pesto Sauce Packets, will need 1/4 cup olive oil
to taste
Lemon Herb Seasoning Blend
I used McCormick Perfect Pinch Lemon and Pepper Seasoning
to taste
Greek Seasoning

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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
289
FAT
13.7 g
PROTEIN
12.0 g
CARBS
30.1 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
In a saucepan, add Olive Oil (4 tablespoon), Carrot (1/2 cup), and Assorted Color Bell Peppers (1/2 cup). Cook over medium heat. They will gently cook and tenderize. Stir frequently to avoid burning, and lower heat if you think they are cooking too quickly. When done, set aside and cover to keep warm.
Step 2
Cook the Gemelli Pasta (1 box) according to package directions.
Step 3
In a small saucepan, make the Basil Pesto (2 packet) as directed, about 10 minutes total.
Step 4
In a large serving bowl, add cooked pasta, Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast (2), vegetables with oil, pesto sauce, and Basil Pesto (2 tablespoon). Combine well.
Step 5
Sprinkle with Lemon Herb Seasoning Blend (to taste) and Greek Seasoning (to taste).
Step 6
Serve warm with Grated Parmesan Cheese (to taste).

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
289
% Daily Value*
Fat
13.7 g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.9 g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
17.4 mg
6%
Carbohydrates
30.1 g
11%
Fiber
2.2 g
8%
Sugars
2.5 g
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Protein
12.0 g
24%
Sodium
121.4 mg
5%
Vitamin D
--
--
Calcium
20.6 mg
2%
Iron
1.5 mg
8%
Potassium
40.0 mg
1%
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