Pesto Pasta with Chicken Recipe


Pesto Pasta is a simple, easy and delicious lunch or dinner recipe. Just add pesto to the pasta and serve with garlic bread and salad for an easy and delicious filling meal.


  • 450g spaghetti
  • 250g chicken, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 green pepper
  • 3 pcs. tomatoes, cut in halves
  • 100g mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup of pesto
  • 100g grated parmezan cheese


  1. Boil the pasta for 10 – 15 minutes, until tender. Add a little oil to the pasta to avoid sticking together. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a pan, fry the onion and garlic lightly or until brown
  3. Slice the chicken thinly and add to the onion, fry until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Add the pepper and tomatoes to the chicken.
  5. Slice the mushrooms and add to the chicken. Stir for about 5 minutes. If the ingredients is sticking to the pan add a little water rather than oil, the steam will act like oil, but without the calories.
  6. Add the pesto to the chicken, and mix thoroughly.
  7. Add the chicken mix to the pasta. Stir thoroughly.
  8. Top the pasta mixture with grated cheese.
  9. Serve with garlic bread and salad.

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