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Chicken Pesto Pasta
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10 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 50MINS

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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This is absolutely the best Chicken Pesto Pasta you will ever have. You’ll never look at store-bought pesto the same again!
50MINS
Total Time
$1.19
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
us / metric
Gemelli Pasta
1 box
Gemelli Pasta
Assorted Color Bell Peppers
1/2 cup
Sliced Assorted Color Bell Peppers
Carrot
1/2 cup
Shredded Carrot
Olive Oil
4 Tbsp
Basil Pesto
2 Tbsp
Basil Pesto
I used Buitoni Pesto with Basil
Basil Pesto
2 packets
Basil Pesto
I used Knorr Pesto Sauce Packets, will need 1/4 cup olive oil
Lemon Herb Seasoning Blend
to taste
Lemon Herb Seasoning Blend
I used McCormick Perfect Pinch Lemon and Pepper Seasoning
Greek Seasoning
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
303
Fat
12.9 g
Protein
17.1 g
Carbs
30.1 g
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step 1
In a saucepan, add Olive Oil (4 Tbsp), 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 2 Cook the Gemelli Pasta (1 box) according to package directions.
step 3
In a small saucepan, make the Basil Pesto (2 packets) as directed, about 10 minutes total.
step 4
In a large serving bowl, add cooked pasta, Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (2), vegetables with oil, pesto sauce, and Basil Pesto (2 Tbsp). 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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American
Lunch
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Pasta
Italian
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