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.
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.
If you like this Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe, you can also try other Pasta recipes such as :
- 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
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.
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.
Drizzle olive oil into the pasta, toss it well and keep it aside.
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.
Take out the sun dried tomatoes from the jar. And cut them into small bite size pieces. Set them aside.
Cube the chicken breast. Also mince some garlic and set aside.
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.
Into the saucepan, add the basil pesto, boiled pasta and the chopped sundried tomatoes.
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.
Turn off the heat and transfer the Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta to a serving bowl.
Anshu Pande, lawyer by profession and food blogger by passion. She is the face behind the blog "The Secret Ingredient". With a fire in her belly to create something out of the box, she loves to experiment and considers her kitchen her laboratory. For her, the food has to be divine, delicious, visually appealing yet healthy. She strides to bring recipes with a healthy twist and strongly believes that our holistic wellness is directly connected to good nutritious food.