• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    This creamy, cheesy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe is a fast and delicious dinner! Made with homemade or store bought pesto, heavy cream, rotisserie chicken, pasta and topped with tomatoes. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound rotini (or other short cut pasta)
    • 2/3 cup prepared pesto
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 cup reserved hot pasta water
    • 1 cup shredded chicken
    • salt & pepper (to taste)
    • fresh tomatoes

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 244 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.7%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 56.12%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 47 mg 15.81%
    • Sodium: 277 mg 11.53%
    • Calcium: 97 mg 9.68%
    • Potassium: 38 mg 1.1%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.12%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 4 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.23%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 23.82%
    • Vitamin C 4.42%
    • Vitamin D 6.3%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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