Chicken Artichoke Caper Pesto Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 540.9
  • Total Fat: 22.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.8 mg
  • Sodium: 651.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 57.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 29.7 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Chicken Artichoke Caper Pesto Pasta calories by ingredient


A great way to use leftover chicken - quick, easy, and flavorful. A great way to use leftover chicken - quick, easy, and flavorful.
Number of Servings: 3


    6 oz. angel hair pasta
    1 TBSP olive oil
    1 medium white onion, sliced thinly
    1/2 can artichoke hearts, in water
    2 TBSP capers
    6 oz. cooked white meat chicken, cut into 1/2" cubes
    1 additional TBSP olive oil
    1/4 cup pesto
    sprinkle of parmesan cheese
    grated fresh pepper


Boil the water. When boiling, add the pasta - watch carefully as angel hair cooks to "al dente" in 4 minutes. Drain and toss with 1 TBSP olive oil. Slice onions thinly, and cut whole artichoke hearts into 1/8ths or 1/4 artichoke hearts in half.
Pour 1 TBSP olive oil in saute pan. Cook onions until translucent. Add artichoke hearts, capers, and chicken. Toss until warm and remove from heat.
Toss angel hair pasta with pesto, add chicken/artichoke/caper mixture and serve in bowl. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and grated fresh pepper.

Serving Size: Makes enough for 3 medium portions or 2 large.