Enjoy epic garlic-pesto flavor with our Pesto Chicken and Pasta recipe. Ready in 30 minutes, our Pesto Chicken and Pasta is a flavorful weeknight favorite.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 Tbsp. oil
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast s, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 large red pepper, cut into thin strips
1/4 cup CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
1 lemon, cut in half, divided
1 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend
2 cups hot cooked angel hair pasta
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir 4 to 5 min. or until chicken is evenly browned. Add peppers; cook 3 to 4 min. or until chicken is done, stirring frequently.
Stir in pasta sauce and juice from 1 lemon half; top with cheese. Cover; cook on low heat 2 to 3 min. or until cheese is melted. Spoon over pasta.
Serve with remaining lemon half, cut into wedges.
Serve over hot cooked orzo.
Serve with a mixed green salad and your favorite fruit.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.