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Chicken Pesto Penne Recipe

Chicken Pesto Penne Recipe

“Served with a side dish of vegetables, this makes a filling meal for two,” writes Bill Hilbrich of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. “Sometimes I use cooked shrimp instead of chicken.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the Parmesan cheese, sour cream and pesto. Drain pasta. Add pasta and chicken to Parmesan mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 392 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.