Chicken With Zucchini and Pesto Over Angel Hair Pasta

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Linda Knowles

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@Brie

I made this one day because I had these ingredients on hand. My husband took the leftovers to work the next day and heated it up in the microwave. Everyone in the office called and asked me for the recipe. Since I didn't have one, I had to write it down for them. Enjoy!

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This is a delicious dinner recipe your family is going to love. The stir-fry of Italian seasoned vegetables and chicken tastes fresh and flavorful with the angel hair pasta. Freshly grated Parmesan cheese starts to melt over the pasta - kind of tastes like a softly salted sprinkle. Simply delightful! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3
    boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3
    zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • 1 oz
    onion, diced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • ·
    olive oil
  • 2 tsp
    Italian seasoning, or to taste
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes, 14 oz.
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 lb
    angel hair pasta
  • 1 jar
    pesto sauce, 8 oz.
  • ·
    grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make Chicken With Zucchini and Pesto Over Angel Hair Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. Put a small amount of olive oil in a large frying pan. Heat pan to medium-high and add chicken. Saute until almost done, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Add onion and zucchini and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  4. Add tomatoes with liquid and Italian seasoning. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  5. Taste. Add salt and pepper if needed.
  6. While chicken mixture is cooking, bring 8 cups of salted water to a boil.
  7. Add pasta and cook according to package directions (usually 7 to 9 minutes).
  8. When done, drain and put in a large bowl. Add pesto.
  9. Toss.
  10. To serve, put pasta on plates and spoon chicken mixture over top.
  11. Grate fresh Parmesan cheese over top. Serve immediately.

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About Chicken With Zucchini and Pesto Over Angel Hair Pasta

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



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