Pesto Chicken Penne

Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

You can use white mushrooms if you prefer. You can use either homemade or jarred pesto sauce.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
16 oz
penne pasta, uncooked
1 c
chopped fresh spinach
8 oz
fresh crimini mushrooms, sliced
2 medium
roma tomatoes, diced
1 c
basil pesto sauce
1 c
feta cheese crumbles
3 slice
bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
2 Tbsp
olive oil, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in skillet. Add spinach, tomatoes and mushrooms. Saute stirring frequently for 5 minutes. Set aside.
2
Cut chicken into strips.
3
Heat another Tbsp oil in skillet. Add chicken strips and cook until chicken is done.
4
Add pesto to chicken and saute another 3 minutes. Set aside.
5
Cook penne according to package directions. Drain.
6
Place chicken and vegetables in a bowl. Add pesto and toss to coat, mixing chicken and veggies as you do so.
7
Sprinkle with feta cheese and bacon crumbles.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian