Thursday, February 21, 2013

Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta with Veggies

This dish seems to be making its way back to my dinner table month after month.  Quick to throw together will great taste, and will feed a crowd.

Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta with Veggies
Recipe modified from Picky Palate

2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2-3 c. cooked cubed chicken or turkey
1 lb. mini bowtie pasta
1 small onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
2 Tbsp. minced garlic
4 c. broccoli florets
15oz. can Great Northern beans
15oz. can chicken broth
1 c. heavy whipping cream
1/2 c. basil pesto
1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1 c. cooked, crumbled bacon pieces

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Meanwhile, saute onion, bell pepper and garlic in oil until tender.
Stir in chicken, broccoli, beans, broth, cream, pesto and cheese.
Stir until well combined and reduce heat to low.

Drain pasta and add to pot.
Stir in bacon and serve.

1 comment:

  1. Ohh...I want to try this one! I'm so glad you are still adding recipes...I love seeing what else you create!