Fresh Basil Pesto, Chicken Penne

Fresh Basil Pesto, Chicken Penne

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 353.7
  • Total Fat: 13.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.4 mg
  • Sodium: 152.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 27.7 g

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Introduction

Toss with chicken and pasta, or use as a sandwich spread Toss with chicken and pasta, or use as a sandwich spread
Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients

    Basil, 3 cups
    2 cloves garlic
    Olive Oil, 1/4 cup
    Parmesan Cheese, shredded, 1/2 c
    Pine Nuts, 2 tbsp
    Lemon Juice, about a teaspoon
    Boneless skinless chicken breast, grilled
    Dreamfields Penne, low carb

Directions

Pasta serving is about 3/4 c, plus chicken.
Carbs look off in stats, dreamfields has ony 5g digestable per serving.
Put fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts in food processor. Pulse several times. Add cheese, olive oil, and lemon juice. Process until it's a paste. Add water if it's too thick.
Cut up chicken, toss with some pesto. Then add Pasta and rest of pesto sauce. Stir it up and serve.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NINEOF12.

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  • Good
    I added an extra clove of garlic and used walnuts, this was good! Thanks for posting - 2/17/18

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