Pesto 'n' Pasta Chicken Recipe

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Pesto 'N' Pasta Chicken

ANN MORELL

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Ingredients

1/2 lb
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
6 oz
penne pasta
2 c
spinach, fresh
4 Tbsp
parmesan cheese, grated
3 Tbsp
basil, fresh chopped
2 Tbsp
pine nuts
3
garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
1 c
yogurt, low-fat, plain
1/2 tsp
salt
vegetable cooking spray

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice the chicken into bite-sized pieces and set aside.
2
Cook the pasta according to the package directions, omitting any salt or fat.
3
Drain well, set aside and keep warm.
4
Combine the spinach and the next seven ingredients in the container of an electric blender or food processor.
5
Cover and process until smooth.
6
Pour into a small bowl and set aside.
7
Coat a large skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
8
Add the chicken and saute until browned; stir in the reserved spinach mixture.
9
Cover and simmer 5 minutes or until it is thoroughly heated and the chicken is tender (do not boil).
10
Add the reserved past to the skillet.
11
Toss gently.
12
Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

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