Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta

2
Nelda Carnley

By
@BamaNama

Pesto sauce is on of my favorite flavors so I came up with this recipe to use some leftover chicken and pesto I had in the fridge. Turned out great, will definitely be cooking this alot.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2
    chicken breast fillets
  • 2 c
    bow tie pasta
  • ·
    chicken grilled seasoning rub
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
    pesto sauce in jar
  • 1/3 c
    chopped sun dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1/3 c
    heavy cream
  • 1- 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • ·
    pecorino romano cheese

How to Make Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. Salt and pepper chicken, rub with grill seasoning, grill or sear in skillet with olive oil. Cook pasta according to package. Drain. When chicken is done, chop into small bite size pieces. In a large skillet add all ingredients together, on medium heat stir until cream cheese and butter is melted and all is combined well. Top with grated pecorino romano cheese.

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About Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American



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