Chicken Pesto With Penne Pesta

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

There is some labor involved with this, but the flavors are great. Best when served with some crusty bread and a nice chilled white wine!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. While entire box of penne past is boiling, prepare both pesto sauce mixes according to the packet directions and set sauce aside in a large bowl.
  2. Steam asparagus and cut into 1-2 inch pieces, then add to pesto mixture.
  3. Toss in the package of sun-dried tomatoes into the pesto mix as well.
  4. Pan fry chicken breasts coated with 2 tbs. of olive oil, dusting lightly with garlic salt and Italian spices.
  5. After chicken is cooked through, cube it into bite sized pieces and add to the pesto mixture.
  6. Drain pasta and add to pesto mixture.
  7. Sprinkle grated Parmesan on top while hot OR for a cold meal, chill meal in fridge and mix in half a cup of cheese before serving.

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