Chicken Pesto Pasta...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

This is an EXTREMELY easy EXTREMELY delicious meal that is on our regular rotation. It is a Weelicious recipe, one of our favorite recipe sources. Here is what you will need...

(Pardon the poor quality iPhone pic)

  • 1 pound rotini pasta 
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto (I make my own (posted below) in my vita mix but you can use store bought as well!)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Its as easy as....
  • One... Cook pasta according to package directions.

  • Two...  Drain pasta and add back to the pot.

  • Three... Mix in the pesto, chicken, parmesan, mozzarella cheese, and salt, and serve.


Pesto recipe

1/2 Cup Olive Oil

1/2Cup grated Parmesan

3 cloves of garlic

2 cups fresh basil leaves 

3 tablespoons pine nuts

salt and pepper to taste

I blend this in my vitamix or you could use a food processor. 

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