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How to Make Pesto Pasta with Chicken

This is a very easy recipe that pesto lovers will surely enjoy. Pesto sauce offers a great alternative to the common tomato sauces served with pasta. For this pesto pasta recipe, you can use bow tie pasta. This recipe serves 8 people.


  • One package of 16-ounce bow tie pasta is needed.
  • You also need to prepare 2 boneless chicken breasts without skin.
  • Then, get 1/3 cup of oil-packed, sun dried tomatoes. Drain them and cut into strips.
  • one teaspoon of olive oil
  • two cloves of garlic
  • crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup of pesto sauce.


  1. To prepare, cook the pasta in lightly salted pot of boiling water. Wait for 8-10 minutes. Be sure not to overcook the pasta.
  2. In a large sized skillet, heat oil and sauté the garlic until it turns tender.
  3. Add in the chicken and stir it.
  4. Add red pepper flakes for seasoning.
  5. Wait for the chicken to be golden brown and cook to the inside.
  6. Mix the pasta, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto in a large bowl.
  7. Toss the ingredients to even out the mixture.

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