Loaded Pesto Pasta

Loaded Pesto Pasta Recipe

The best loaded pesto pasta recipe is right here! The thing I love most about making pasta dishes is the fact that it is easy to customize for my family! For picky eaters I set a little bit of everything on the side and they them build their own! For the rest of my family who loves it all I load it on up!

How to make Loaded Pesto Pasta

  1. Season chicken with Italian seasoning and salt and pepper on both sides
  2. Then drizzle the olive oil into a cast iron skillet and cook the chicken on both sides. Then set aside.
  3. Cook the pasta according to the back of the box while the chicken is cooking.
  4. Remove the chicken from the skillet and add 1 onion diced into the same pan using the seasonings from the chicken then add minced garlic. Cook for a few minutes then add the sliced mushrooms.
  5. Add chicken broth, asparagus and pesto and stir together. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Drain pasta and then return the pasta to the pan and add half and half and stir.
  7. Then dump in the pesto and vegetable mix. Stir together
  8. Top with sun-dried tomatoes.
  9. Slice the chicken and then add.
  10. Top with parmesan shavings and serve.

pesto pasta recipe

pesto pasta recipe

Loaded Pesto Pasta

ingredients

  • 2-3 chicken breasts, trimmed and cut into strips
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb bowtie pasta
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 bunch asparagus, cut into thirds
  • 5.6 oz jar cream pesto
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • Parmesan cheese shavings

Instructions

Season chicken with Italian seasoning and salt and pepper on both sides

Then drizzle the olive oil into a cast iron skillet and cook the chicken on both sides. Then set aside.

Cook the pasta according to the back of the box while the chicken is cooking.

Remove the chicken from the skillet and add 1 onion diced into the same pan using the seasonings from the chicken then add minced garlic. Cook for a few minutes then add the sliced mushrooms.

Add chicken broth, asparagus and pesto and stir together. Let simmer for 5 minutes.

Drain pasta and then return the pasta to the pan and add half and half and stir.

Then dump in the pesto and vegetable mix. Stir together

Top with sun-dried tomatoes.

Slice the chicken and then add.

Top with parmesan shavings and serve.

 

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