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Pesto Chicken Penne


  • 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.

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Average Rating: 4.75
  • rking367
    Jan 3, 2013

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

  • LYoung
    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!

  • Dec 30, 2010

    Really good! Easy.

  • amytime99
    Jan 3, 2010

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

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