12Ingredients
680Calories
40Minutes

Are you in the mood for a cheesy chicken pesto pasta? You should check out this Chicken Pesto Bake!

Ingredients

  • 1 box pasta (any kind you prefer)
  • 1 pound boneless chicken
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1 handful scallions (diced)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup bacon (Bites)
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • dill
  • adobo
  • thyme

Directions

  1. As you have your pasta boiling, add Olive Oil into a saucepan.
  2. Season Chicken with dill, thyme, and adobo and then cut up into one inch cubes.
  3. After the chicken is cooked, mix in the pesto, balsamic vinegar, cherry tomatoes, and scallions (but make sure to save some for the end for garnish)
  4. Drain the pasta and put it back into the pot.
  5. Add the chicken mix into the pot with the pasta.
  6. Mix in 1/2 cup of cheese and stir it up.
  7. Add pasta into baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle bacon bits on top of dish along with the rest of the cheese.
  9. Broil on HIGH for 5 mins or until cheese is bubbling.
  10. Take out, garnish with more scallions and serve!

NutritionView more

680Calories
Sodium9%DV220mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein78%DV40g
Carbs26%DV79g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories680Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium220mg9%
Potassium670mg19%
Protein40g78%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate79g26%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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