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chicken pesto ala marinara

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a recipe by
Melissa Turner

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

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken pesto ala marinara

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

How To Make chicken pesto ala marinara

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    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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