Linguine Pesto with Italian Chicken Strips

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

“This dish came together by chance one night when I was scrambling to get a meal together. It’s one of the best pasta entrees I make and is incredibly fast and tasty!” Beckie Perez - Port Washington, Wisconsin


  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 package (6 ounces) ready-to-use grilled Italian chicken strips
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 jar (3-1/2 ounces) prepared pesto
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook linguine according to package directions; drain. Add the chicken, cheese, corn, pesto, bread crumbs, red pepper flakes and pepper. Toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 539 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 485mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 29g protein.

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