Creamy Chicken Pesto Spaghetti Pasta Recipe

The Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe is a lip smacking pasta recipe that is made from a fresh homemade basil pesto.It has no added cream or cheese which makes it perfect for weight watchers. Serve it along with sesame toast and end it with a dark chocolate mousse by the side for a weeknight dinner.

Anshu Pande
Creamy Chicken Pesto Spaghetti Pasta Recipe
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The Creamy Chicken Pesto Spaghetti Pasta Recipe is a lip smacking pasta recipe that is made from a fresh homemade basil pesto. The Pasta Recipe is a favourite among kids as well as adults. It is very easy to make and takes only 20 minutes to get prepared. It has no added cream or cheese which makes it perfect for weight watchers.

Serve Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe with Garlic Bread and a Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe for a healthy weekend dinner.

If you like this Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe, you can also try other Pasta recipes such as : 

  1. Roasted Vegetable Pasta Primavera
  2. Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Spinach
  3. Broccoli Pesto Pasta

 

Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 4 Chicken breasts , boneless skinless
  • 300 grams Spaghetti Pasta
  • 1/2 cup Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • To Make Pesto
  • 50 grams Basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Pepper Corns
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice

How to make Creamy Chicken Pesto Spaghetti Pasta Recipe

  1. To begin making the Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe, heat a sauce pan with enough water. Sprinkle salt in order to increase the cooking process.

  2. Add the spaghetti pasta into the boiling water, and wait till it softens.Cook until it becomes al dente (just cooked) and strain it under running water to stop the cooking process. 

  3. Drizzle olive oil into the pasta, toss it well and keep it aside. 

  4. The next is to make the basil pesto. Into a mixer grinder, add the basil leaves, garlic, olive oil, walnuts, parmesan, pepper and salt. Blend to make a smooth pesto mixture. Add a little water if required. Squeeze in some lemon juice into the pesto.

  5. Take out the sun dried tomatoes from the jar. And cut them into small bite size pieces. Set them aside.

  6. Cube the chicken breast. Also mince some garlic and set aside.

  7. In a wide pan, add some olive oil and add minced garlic to the pan and give it a toss. Add chicken and cook till it has turned white from pink and is roasted well. Season with salt and black pepper according to your taste.

  8. Into the saucepan, add the basil pesto, boiled pasta and the chopped sundried tomatoes.

  9. Toss the Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta together and stir fry on medium heat until all of them come together. Check the salt to taste and adjust accordingly.

  10. Turn off the heat and transfer the Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta to a serving bowl.

  11. Serve Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe with Garlic Bread and a Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe for a healthy weekend dinner.

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