Chili Pesto Chicken Pasta

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by heather in Ont

My brother made this for my kids one day when they were visiting him. It has become my DD favourite meal. The sausage adds enough spicy flavour to this pasta dish.

Top Review by Denise G.

This is so good. I love the combo of the tomato and the cream. I didn't add the chorizo as my family doesn't like it, but I would love to try it with the sausage. A keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water according to the package instructions.
  2. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, cut the chorizo into 3/4 in slices and cut the chicken breasts into strips.
  4. Heat a large skillet.
  5. Add the chorizo and cook, stirring, over high heat for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the chicken strips, chiles and green onions and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes, or until the chicken is lightly browned.
  7. Stir in the pesto and cream and simmer for 5 minutes, or until the chicken is tender.
  8. Remove from the heat and stir in the Parmesan.
  9. Toss with the pasta and serve at once.

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