Favorite Chicken Pasta from Light & Tasty Taste of Home

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by nicoleingermantown

A 30 minute recipe from Taste of Home's Light and Tasty Magazine. Dec/Jan 2008 issue

Top Review by Karen Elizabeth

Other than leaving out the chicken (I felt like a vegetarian pasta and the recipe looked delicious without it) and the olives (didn't realise I didnt have any), I made this as recipe (using a garlic herb stock since I wasnt using chicken.) I love the combination of pine nuts, pesto and sun-dried tomatoes, this was an excellent and quickly prepared dish. Thank you, Nicole, this was made for Alphabet tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine water and sun-dried tomatoes; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook and stir shallot and garlic in oil for 2 minutes. Stir in the wine or broth, olives, pesto and pepper; cook 1 minute longer.
  3. Combine flour and half-and-half until smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Drain pasta and tomatoes; add to shallot mixture. Stir in chicken; heat through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and pine nuts. Yield: 2 servings.

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