Chicken with Pasta and Pesto

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this chicken and pasta recipe - ready in just 20 minutes!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

5
oz. (2 cups) uncooked medium shell pasta
1
tablespoon oil
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1- inch pieces
1
(14-oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained, quartered
1/2
cup purchased pesto
1/2
cup chopped tomato
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until browned and no longer pink.
  • 3 Stir in artichoke hearts, pesto and pasta. Cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly. Sprinkle with tomato and Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    450mg
    450%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    39g
    39%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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