Basil Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Basil Pesto Pasta

Dana McCall

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@danamccall

Add whatever vegetables your family loves. This is also great COLD.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Hr

Ingredients

12 oz
bow tie pasta
2 Tbsp
classico traditional basil pesto
1 lb
cooked chicken breast
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
grated parmesean cheese
black olives
carrots
artichokes
mushrooms
sun dried tomatoes
garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the chicken any way you prefer...great on the grill or just plain boiled with garlic. Shred or break into small bite sized pieces. Cook the bowtie pasta with the carrots. (I do this in water and chicken broth from boiling the chicken.) Drain it and add the vegetables, pasta, two tablespoons of basil pesto, olive oil and cheese. Mix up gently and serve. If you need salt, garlic salt is best.
2
This is great leftover! It makes an huge dutch over full of healthy food. My friends request that I make this when they come over! We've even had "Bring your own veges" night where they can add what they want. My grown sons fight over this!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy