Tuesday, September 20, 2016

(Chicken) Pesto Pasta

(Chicken) Pesto Pasta
16 oz penne or rotini
2-4 chicken breasts, diced (opt*)
salt, pepper, olive oil
1 1/2 c whipping cream
1/2 c pesto
1 c Parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish
2 roma tomatoes, diced

1. Boil noodles in salty water.
2. Pat chicken dry, season with salt and pepper, and cook in a little bit of olive oil.
3. Once chicken is cooked, stir in cream, pesto, and cheese.
4. Drain noodles and add to chicken; mix well.
Garnish with tomatoes and more cheese.
*If not using chicken, just mix remaining ingredients with cooked, drained pasta.