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Chicken Pesto with Pasta

 Chicken Pesto with Pasta
Prepared pesto accents this warm pasta toss using rotisserie chicken. Keep pesto in the freezer for the next time you have leftover chicken. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 package (16 ounces) cellentani or spiral pasta
  • 2 cups cubed rotisserie chicken
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 container (7 ounces) prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted


  • In a Dutch oven, cook pasta according to package directions; drain
  • and return to pan. Stir in chicken, tomatoes and pesto; heat
  • through. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/4 cups equals 433 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.