Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

"I wouldn't eat a 1,000-calorie bowl of spaghetti for dinner, but I've always loved pasta and think it's a good addition to any meal and a great base for pretty much any vegetable. It's also great when I have a nervous stomach before race day."
Mikaela Shiffrin
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8
Calories 328 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 16 ounce package bow tie pasta
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes or to taste
  • ½ cup pesto sauce
  • cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes drained and cut into strips

Instructions
 

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes; drain.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté garlic until tender, then stir in chicken and season with red pepper flakes. Cook until chicken is golden and cooked through.
  • Combine pasta, chicken, pesto, and sun-dried tomatoes in a large bowl; toss to coat evenly.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Pesto Pasta with Chicken
Serving Size
 
8 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
328
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
22
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
154
mg
7
%
Potassium
 
308
mg
9
%
Carbohydrates
 
43
g
14
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
17
g
34
%
Vitamin C
 
7
mg
8
%
Calcium
 
129
mg
13
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Chicken, Pasta
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