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Pasta with Pesto, Peas and Chicken

Pasta with pesto, peas and chicken

A SIMPLE WEEKNIGHT SOLUTION For a quick, easy schoolnight dinner that everyone will love, pull together pasta with pesto, peas and chicken.

For a quick, easy schoolnight dinner that everyone will love, pull together pasta with pesto, peas and chicken.

Ingredients: 

1 pound spaghetti 
1 ½ cups frozen peas
2 tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
1 ½ cups homemade pesto, get the recipe here
Salt and pepper
2 store-bought or pre-cooked grilled chicken breasts, sliced or cut into cubes

 

Recipe directions: 

Bring a large pot of water to boil with a teaspoon or so of salt added to it. Add the spaghetti and cook for about 8 minutes, or until the spaghetti is al dente. Add the frozen peas to the boiling pasta. Drain the spaghetti and peas and place them in a large bowl. Add the olive oil and parmesan and toss gently. Add the pesto to the spaghetti and peas, and, again, toss gently. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Top with the grilled chicken.

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