{taste this} Chicken Pesto Pasta

Because today is Tuesday and this recipe is seriously easy and tasty, welcome to {taste this}!

I do not claim to make pasta from scratch, whip up a batch of homemade frosting or cook with only organic, all-natural ingredients – but I applaud you if you do! – so if you are a busy mom on-the-go, looking for a quick meal or want to expand your culinary horizons ever so slightly, then Tasty Tuesday is perfect for you!

Today, I’m sharing my Chicken Pesto Pasta – and the best part is it only has 3 ingredients!!  (Can you guess what they are?)  ;)

  • Tyson pre-grilled chicken breasts (you can use fresh, just brown them in a pan and cut up into bite sized pieces)
  • 2 jars of Classico traditional basil pesto (you can make your own)
  • 1 box of farfelle – otherwise known as bow tie pasta (you can use your favorite pasta shape)

And without further ado, the HOW-TO:

Cook chicken and cut up into bite sized pieces
Cook pasta, drain
**Mix chicken, cooked pasta and pesto; stir together and simmer until everything is warmed through.  Add a touch of butter or a drizzle of olive oil if needed**
Add a sprinkle of parmesean cheese (or “shaker cheese” in our house) or mozzerella cheese

Done and delicous!  That’s it.  Really!  Serve with bread sticks or garlic bread and a green salad for an easy meal.  It looks impressive and even The Bugs love this easy pasta dish!

This project was shared at all the blogs on my Link page!


  1. Super easy & tastes great. My kind of meal! I make this all the time : )

  2. I make this and add cherry tomatoes to it! (and I tend to “coat” it in cheese versus “sprinkle”)

  3. yummy, this looks really good. love pesto!

  4. This looks delicious! I love classico! :)

  5. I am a new follower via GFC. Hope you can stop by my blog and check it out and follow back.

  6. Featuring this at Sugar and Dots today!

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