Chicken Pesto Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 427.2
  • Total Fat: 19.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,446.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 27.4 g

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Introduction

Very quick to prepare pasta dish. Very quick to prepare pasta dish.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 package (16oz) bow tie pasta
    1 cup fresh asparagus (1 inch pcs.)
    1 1/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
    1 medium sweet red pepper, sliced
    1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
    2 tbsp olive oil
    2 cups cubed cooked chicken
    1 can (14oz) water pack artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained
    2 jars (3 1/2oz each) sun dried tomato pesto
    1 jar (7oz) oil-pack sun dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
    1 tsp salt
    1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
    1 cup (4oz) shredded parmesan cheese
    2/3 cup pine nuts, toasted


Directions

Cook pasta according to directions, adding asparagus during the last 3 minutes of cooking.
Meanwhile in a large skillet saute the mushrooms, red pepper & garlic in oil until tender. Reduce heat, stir the chicken, artichokes, pesto, tomatoes, salt & pepper flakes. Cook 2-3 minutes longer or until heated through. Drain pasta, toss with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with cheese & pine nuts. Serves 8

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNYLM3.

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