Monday, December 31, 2012

Linguine with Chicken, Tomatoes and Spinach Pesto Recipe




A few weeks ago, I posted the recipe for spinach pesto. This pasta recipe is one of the meals I used the pesto with. This pasta recipe turned out great and it's so easy to make if you already have the pesto prepared. It would be a great weeknight meal! Enjoy!!

Linguine with Chicken, Tomatoes and Spinach Pesto (print recipe)

What you need:
8 ounces linguine
olive oil
1 large chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
3 heaping tablespoons spinach pesto
parmesan cheese
salt and pepper

Directions:
Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse and set aside.

Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, saute the chicken and garlic in some olive oil until chicken is cooked through. Add tomatoes, saute for another 2 minutes. Toss in the pasta and pesto and heat through. Top with parmesan and serve!

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This recipe was shared at: 
Weekend Potluck at The Better Baker
Full Plate Thursday at Miz Helen's Country Cottage
Thursdays Treasures at Recipes for my Boys
Tasty Thursdays at Mandatory Mooch
Show & Share Wednesday at Semi Homemade Mom
Wednesday Extravaganza at Hungry Little Girl
Whimsy Wednesday at The NY Melrose Family
All My Bloggy Friends at Love Bakes Good Cakes

10 comments:

  1. This looks great Sheena, I just made pasta today. I will surely make this, my daughter loves pesto and I love chicken. Thank you for the recipe.

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    1. You're welcome! I hope you like it. We love pasta too! :)

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    1. Here is the link, Joy!

      http://www.hoteatsandcoolreads.com/2012/12/spinach-and-walnut-pesto-recipe.html

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  3. I can't wait to try this one! Looks wonderful. Happy New Year sweet Sheena!

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  4. Looks delicious Sheena! We make a similar dinner, but I love your addition of the tomatoes. Thanks for sharing at the Weekend Potluck!
    ~Kim

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  5. Sheena,
    Your Linguine with Chicken, Tomatoes and Spinach Pesto looks delicious, we will love it. Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  6. Oh! My! Gawwwd! Talk pesto to me ;) Yum, gotta try this.
    ~Tamar @LadiesHoliday

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