Pesto Chicken Saute
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Pesto Chicken Saute

Pesto Chicken Saute

Serves 4 | Prep/Cook Time: 45 Min
  • Calories 380
  • Protein 32g
  • Sodium 430mg
  • Sat.Fat 2g
  • Sugar 3g
Nutritional Information
Serving Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17 %
Saturated Fat 2g 13 %
Cholesterol 60g 20 %
Sodium 430mg 18 %
Total Carbs 43g 14 %
Dietary Fiber 5g 20 %
Sugars 3g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 10%
Iron 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.

4 cups hot, cooked whole wheat pasta (farfalle or penne)
1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese, optional
12 ounces PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Original Grilled Chicken Strips (18 oz.)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup scallions, chopped
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 cups ripe cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons prepared basil pesto sauce
1 In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over a medium-high heat; add scallions and sauté 30 seconds. Stir in chicken strips and broth; cover and simmer 5-6 minutes, or until chicken pieces are heated through. Stir in tomatoes; continue to simmer 2 minutes. Mix in pesto sauce, remove from heat and keep warm to serve.
2 For each serving, place 1 cup cooked pasta in a heap on a plate or in a wide, deep bowl. Ladle 1 cup cooked, hot chicken mixture over top of pasta and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon shaved Parmesan, if desired.
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Serves 4