Chicken Pesto With Spaghetti

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Chicken Pesto With Spaghetti
Main Ingredients Chicken breasts, Spaghetti
Cuisine Italian
Course Noodles and Pastas
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken Pesto With Spaghetti

  • 2 Chicken breasts 1 inch pieces
  • 200 grams Spaghetti boiled and drained
  • 1 cup Fresh basil leaves
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup Pinenuts
  • to taste Salt
  • 4 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons White sauce
  • 1/4 cup Milk


  1. To make pesto sauce, blend together basil leaves, garlic, pinenuts, salt and two tablespoons olive oil to form a smooth pesto sauce. Add Parmesan cheese and blend again.
  2. Dilute the white sauce with milk and transfer into a pan and set aside.
  3. Heat half tablespoon olive oil in a pan, add the spaghetti and toss. Sprinkle a little salt and toss till heated through. Transfer into a serving plate to form a bed.
  4. Heat remaining olive oil, add chicken pieces and sauté for two to three minutes. Add the prepared pesto and sauté on high heat. Add white sauce and mix well. Season with salt and mix well.
  5. Once the chicken is cooked pour it over the spaghetti and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2029
Carbohydrates 170.1
Protein 112.2
Fat 99.9
Other Fiber Zinc- 1.2mg