Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe
Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    If you love pesto and pasta, you will devour this Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe! It's so quick and easy to make, only has a couple of ingredients and tastes amazing!

    Ingredients

    • 1 lb. penne pasta (or other favorite pasta)
    • 1.5 lbs. chicken breast fillets (cut into bite-sized pieces)
    • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
    • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
    • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
    • 1 1/4 cup whipping cream
    • 1/4 cup chicken stock
    • 1/3 cup pesto (homemade or my favorite store-brand is Filippo Berio)
    • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
    • Fresh basil (diced for topping)
    • Parmesan cheese (grated for topping)

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 3154 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 161 g 248.29%
    • Saturated Fat: 78 g 389.7%
    • Trans Fat: 3 g %
    • Cholesterol: 387 mg 129.13%
    • Sodium: 2831 mg 117.94%
    • Calcium: 666 mg 66.58%
    • Potassium: 1000 mg 28.56%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 16 mg 90.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 357 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 16 g 63.76%
    • Sugar: 28 g
    • Protein: 78 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 105.29%
    • Vitamin C 13.63%
    • Vitamin D 18.3%
    • * 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 - Fat31
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch23
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total16 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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