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Penne Pesto with Chicken

Penne Pesto with Chicken

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 530
Penne Pesto with Chicken
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 19 mins
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by 5 people

Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch broccoli rabe, trimmed slightly and cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 box (16 ounces) penne pasta
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fully cooked grilled chicken strips (such as Perdue Short Cuts), cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 container (7 ounces) Buitoni Reduced-Fat Basil Pesto

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add broccoli rabe and cook 3 minutes. Scoop into bowl with a slotted spoon and add pasta to boiling water. Cook 9 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, drain water from broccoli rabe. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes. Stir in broccoli rabe; cook 3 minutes more. Season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Drain pasta. Stir chicken, pasta and pesto into skillet. Cook 2 minutes to heat through. Serve warm.

Nutrition Information for Penne Pesto with Chicken

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 530 cal., 17 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 32 mg chol., 675 mg sodium, 67 g carb. (3 g fiber), 28 g pro.

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