Chicken Pesto Pasta

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Chicken Pesto Pasta Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe Courtesy of


Servings: 4–6 servings
Difficulty: Easy

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1 pound chicken tenderloins
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 yellow squash, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
1 zucchini, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup prepared pesto
1 (16-ounce) package fettuccine, cooked according to package directions and kept warm

Directions

1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

2. In a very large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces.

3. Add onion and bell pepper to skillet, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or just until tender. Add squash and zucchini, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or just until tender. Stir in cream and pesto; cook for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add pasta and chicken, tossing gently to coat. Cook until mixture is heated through. Serve immediately.

Publication: Cooking with Paula Deen Magazine

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