Chicken Pesto Penne
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 cup uncooked penne pasta
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons sour cream
- 2 tablespoons prepared pesto
- 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1-1/4 cups: 392 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.
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Sep 10, 2013
I added veggies & used cream instead of sour cream. Quick tasty meal
Aug 3, 2011
This recipe was ok, but I like this recipe better from Campbell's, give it a try...Creamy Pesto Chicken & Bow Ties2 tablespoons butter4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound), cut into cubes1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell's Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup (Regular or 98% Fat Free)1/2 cup pesto sauce1/2 cup milk3 cups bow tie pasta, cooked and drained~Heat the butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until well browned, stirring often.~Stir the soup, pesto sauce and milk in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Stir in the pasta and cook until the mixture is hot and bubbling.
Apr 26, 2010
This is one of my favorite "go to" recipes. I add a sprinkle of garlic powder and sometimes when I cook the chicken I add some onion. It is quick, inexpensive and good. I make my own pesto in the summer and freeze it in ice cube trays. Each cube is about 1 tablespoon. Freeze and pop out, put in good freezer bag and take out as needed. It comes out great.
Jan 10, 2010
Loved it! I had been wondering how to turn prepared pesto into more of a cream sauce and this was great. I doubled the recipe for my family of four, but next time I would try tripling the sauce for there to be a little extra to go around. I use the prepared pesto from Costco because I find it the best tasting and I also added some pine nuts on top and it was great!
Nov 16, 2008
This was very bland and definetely needs some veggies.
Oct 7, 2008
This is a fantastic, quick meal. Stouffer's makes this in a frozen dinner but this is even better.