• Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 8

Balsamic Pesto Chicken Pasta

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 Ingredients List

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 3/4 c pesto
  • 2 c tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 1/4 c balsamic vinegar
  • 4 Tbs fresh basil chopped
  • 2 C mozzarella cheese shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste


Place pounded chicken breasts and pesto in a plastic bag in the refrigerator, overnight or at least 2 hours
Cook chicken in the skillet until the outside is browned and the chicken is fully cooked. Then dice the chicken breasts into bite size pieces.

Cook pasta according to package directions.

In a bowl, mix together tomatoes, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and basil.

Combine the tomato mixture, diced chicken, salt and pepper and cooked pasta and pour into a 9x13 pan. Cover with shredded Mozarella.

Bake at 300 until cheese is melted and bubbly and mixture is heated through. Approx. 20 minutes.

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