- 1 package of penne pasta, weighing
- 2 tablespoons of melted butter
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 4 boneless, skinless halves of chicken breast, cut into extremely thin strips
- 2 cloves of minced garlic
- salt and pepper to add some taste to the dish
- 1 1/4 cup of heavy cream
- 1/4 cup of pesto
- 3 tbsp tablespoons of properly grated Parmesan cheese
Penne pasta has been in place for many years, but if there is one thing that we have found out it goes well with, it is pesto. One bite of penne pasta and pesto, and you would say that both of these are a match made in heaven. However, this isn’t the end to what great dishes can be achieved through this brilliant amalgamation. Add chicken to this dish, and you have Penne with Chicken and Pesto that tastes like it is being served to royalty. Use additional Parmesan in the recipe and you’ll have cravings for it all your life.
The dish is relatively easy to make and takes around 30 minutes to make it for a serving of 8 people.
Pasta is considered to be low in sodium and is also cholesterol-free. The nutrients inside pastas are really active and they provide our body with essential nutrients, including several Vitamin-B options and iron. Pasta also fulfils our daily fiber requirement and is a wholesome meal.
How to Make Penne with Chicken and Pesto
Penne makes for an excellent choice to have for many kinds of pasta dishes, because of its practical design. The reason why it is so famous is because the hollow center gives it the ability to hold sauce. This is one of the reasons why penne pasta goes well with pesto and marinara sauce.