Chicken Alfredo Pesto Pasta

3.8
(276) 226 Reviews
Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
25
min.
Servings

4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

If they're fans of Alfredo sauce and pesto, too, treat them to this creamy chicken-pasta dish. It can be on the table in just 25 minutes.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 8 to 10 min. or until done. Stir in milk and cream cheese spread; cook 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is blended. Add peppers, Parmesan and pesto; stir. Cook 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta. Add to cream cheese sauce; toss to coat.

Substitute

Substitute 1-1/2 cups roasted red pepper strips for the fresh red pepper strips.

Special Extra

For more intense flavor, stir in 1 Tbsp. lemon zest or 1/2 cup pitted dry-cured olives, along with the peppers, Parmesan and pesto.

Servings

  • 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 570
% Daily Value
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 450mg
Carbohydrate 53g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 9g
Protein 41g
   
Vitamin A 40 %DV
Vitamin C 45 %DV
Calcium 30 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • alex161 | Sun, Mar 16 2014 7:48 AM

  • kristinea23 | Sun, May 26 2013 7:10 PM

    I thought it was great. left out the peppers and made the sauce then added it to the chicken, also thickened a little with flour. my bf didnt like it as much, but hes really picky

  • kzmariposa | Thu, Jan 31 2013 12:31 PM

    Very bland. I would probably add some spice to the dish...

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