Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Chicken Pesto Pasta

Shawn Lansing


I love to serve this dish for the Girls when we all get together, or when I need a good dish for a potluck. It's quick and very satisfying.

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45 Min


30 Min


2 box
pasta of choice, i prefer penne pasta
4 can(s)
italian flavored diced tomatoes
2 bottle
sliced mushrooms
2 jar(s)
basil pesto
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cooked and diced
2 pkg
shredded mozzarella cheese, 2 cup size
1/4 c
parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cook chicken breast in skillet, and cube. Set aside. Cook pasta 10-12 minutes until al dente, drain and set aside. In a large skillet, combine tomatoes, mushrooms, and chicken and heat through.
Add the pesto to the pasta and gently stir until well mixed, add the tomato mixture to the pasta and mix well. Layer the mixture with the mozzarella cheese in alternating layers, into a greased 9x13 baking dish and sprinkle the parmesan cheese on top.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20-30 minutes, or until bubbly and cheese is melted and is golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy