Pesto Chicken Penne

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 445.4
  • Total Fat: 12.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 85.3 mg
  • Sodium: 367.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 40.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    8oz of whole wheat penne
    2 chicken breasts
    1/4c pesto
    1/4c chopped onions
    mozzarella cheese to taste
    parmesan cheese to taste


1) Cook pasta according to box directions.
2) Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes and saute with onion.
3) Drain pasta and add to chicken saute.
4) Stir in pesto and mix well.
5) Sprinkle with cheeses - to your own taste.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KWATLEY.

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  • I made this tonight- Never made Pesto before but it was SO good with fresh green beans,mushrooms, and tomatoes. YUMM! - 8/21/12

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  • Great recipe, I omitted the cheese and it was still delicious! - 1/17/11

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  • Delish!!! Everyone in my family loved it! Thanks for the recipe. We will definitely make it again. - 9/9/09

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  • my son looked this one up and we made it together-he is lactose intolerant so we left out the cheese, but we did add fresh mushrooms-nice recipe and even my husband who loves my home made cooking like this with all the healthy stuff..whole grain penne-tastes great! thanks - 8/3/09

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