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Chicken Pesto Pasta

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Chicken Pesto Pasta – The combination of freshly-made basil pesto, filling pasta, and tender chicken. Treat your family with this quick and tasty dinner!

6
2 cups fresh basil leaves packed
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese about 2 ounces
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 toasted pine nuts can sub for cashews or walnuts
2 garlic cloves minced
1/4 teaspoon salt more to taste
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper more to taste
16 oz. spaghetti or your favorite pasta (1 package)
1 small rotisserie chicken
grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and pine nuts to garnish
  • Cook the pasta in a pot of salted, boiling water according to package instructions to your desired doneness. Reserve about 1/3 cup of cooking water.
  • While the pasta is cooking, make the...
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Nutritions

Calories
856

Sodium
494mg
20% DV

Fat
25g
38% DV

Protein
25g
50% DV

Carbs
117g
39% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV
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