Pesto Chicken Penne Recipe

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Pesto Chicken Penne Recipe

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A convenient pesto sauce mix provides the pleasant basil flavor in this simple chicken and pasta combination from Beth Martin Sine of Faulkner, Maryland. This entree requires little effort, yet seems elegant.
MAKES:
4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces penne or any medium pasta
  • 1 envelope pesto sauce mix
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, whisk the pesto mix, milk and oil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
Add chicken; heat through. Drain pasta. Add to the sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Chicken Penne in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p36

  • 8 ounces penne or any medium pasta
  • 1 envelope pesto sauce mix
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, whisk the pesto mix, milk and oil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Add chicken; heat through. Drain pasta. Add to the sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Chicken Penne in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p36

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rking367 User ID: 7069720 203454
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2013

"My family loved this. I see it becoming a norm at my house"

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LYoung User ID: 1385084 76039
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"This was a favorite years ago when it appeared in my quick Cooking magazine. I make it often. It is so easy and quick! Serve it with a salad and bread and it's a great meal!"

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[email protected] User ID: 5407286 66619
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

"Really good! easy."

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amytime99 User ID: 1888410 66568
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2010

"Family favorite - especially of the teenagers. We have it twice monthly and double the recipe."

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