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Spaghetti With Pesto Chicken  Recipe

Spaghetti topped with chicken breasts with pesto sauce.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Spaghetti With Pesto Chicken

Main Ingredients





Noodles and Pastas

Level Of Cooking



  • Spaghetti boiled
    200 gram
  • Fresh basil leaves
    1 cup
  • Garlic Garlic
    5-6 cloves
  • Pine nuts(chilgoza)
    1/4 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Olive oil
    4 tablespoons
  • Parmesan cheese
    1/3 cup + for garnish
  • Chicken breast 1 inch cubes
  • White sauce
    3 tablespoons
  • Milk
    1/4 cup


Step 1

To make pesto sauce, blend together half the basil leaves, half the crushed garlic, pinenuts, salt and two tablespoons olive oil to a smooth paste. Add Parmesan cheese and blend again.

Step 2

Heat half a tablespoon of olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add the remaining garlic and sauté for a minute. Add the spaghetti and salt. Toss well. Transfer the spaghetti onto a serving dish.

Step 3

Heat the remaining oil in a separate non-stick pan. Add the pesto sauce and boneless chicken. Mix well and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 4

Add the white sauce and stir to mix. Add the milk.

Step 5

Tear the remaining basil leaves and add. Mix well, adjust salt and cook for two minutes.

Step 6

Once the chicken is cooked pour it over the spaghetti and serve immediately garnished with Parmesan cheese shavings.

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