Pesto Chicken and Penne Noodles

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Nellhere

Penne Noodles with Pesto Sauce and Grilled Chicken. Very Good. Serve with fancy shredded Mozzerella Cheese.

Top Review by AmyMCGS

Good, though I used it more as a guideline, LOL. I used half the amount of pasta, and left out the oil since I was adding in the chicken (plus mushrooms and onions) sauted in olive oil. Thanks for a great start, though!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs penne pasta, cooked and rinsed noodles
  • 1 lb cooked chicken breast, chunked
  • 3 tablespoons classico traditional basil pesto
  • 1 12 tablespoons butter or 1 12 tablespoons margarine or 1 12 tablespoons butter substitute
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 dashes salt


  1. Cook Penne noodles til tender. Do not overcook. Rinse.
  2. Melt butter in pan.
  3. Pour noodles back in pan with butter and toss with the olive oil.
  4. Add Pesto sauce. Toss.
  5. Add cooked chicken breast chunks. Toss well.
  6. Serve with finely grated mozzerella cheese.

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