Chicken Pesto Ala Marinara

Chicken Pesto Ala Marinara Recipe

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Melissa Turner


Had this at my favorite Italian restaurant and it was super tasty. So here's my rendition.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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  • 3-4
    chicken breast (can substitute for shrimp or even italian sausage)
  • 1 lb
    box of linguini
  • 1 jar(s)
    basil pesto
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 small
    jar of favorite marinara or make your own
  • ·
    chopped fresh basil
  • ·
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Chicken Pesto Ala Marinara


  1. Season chicken and cook in olive oil until done. While cooking chicken cook pasta and heat up marinara. Drain and toss pasta in pesto and freshly chopped basil. Add extra olive oil if to dry. Stir in your marinara sauce. Top with cooked chicken or other favorite meat. Garnish with freshly grated parmesan cheese.

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About Chicken Pesto Ala Marinara

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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