Basil Pesto Chicken Spaghetti is packed with flavour and comes together so quickly. It’s sure to become a week-night favourite!
One of the easiest recipes on this whole entire site, while also being one of the most flavourful meals you will ever try. This Basil Pesto Chicken Spaghetti is so easy to make and ready and on the table in under 20 minutes. Especially if you happen to have a jar of this Homemade Basil Pesto lying around. If not, you can always use a store bought pesto!
The only effort in this recipe is boiling the spaghetti according to packet instructions; grilling your chicken and cherry tomatoes in pesto for even MORE pesto flavour following this recipe; then mixing it all together.
I’ve included the cherry tomatoes in this pasta recipe BECAUSE they add a beautiful flavour into the pasta. Feel free to leave them out if you wish.
Also, the pasta is equally delicious without chicken if you’re in a real big rush, and perfect for a meatless Monday the of deal.
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- Boil spaghetti according to packet directions in salted water. Drain; reserve ½ cup pasta water.
- Meanwhile, cook pesto chicken and tomatoes using this recipe.
- Add to pesto mixture to the cooked spaghetti with ½ cup of the reserved pasta water. Toss over low heat until well combined. Divide amongst serving bowls. Slice chicken breasts and arrange over the spaghetti. Top with parmesan. Serve warm.
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