Chicken Pesto Penne with Roasted Red Peppers and Ricotta

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Brooke Graham G.: "This was delicious! I went with more like 1/2 cup…" Read More
12Ingredients
640Calories
25Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (or to taste)
  • ground black pepper
  • salt
  • 9 ounces roasted red peppers (chopped, about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/3 cup shaved parmesan cheese (or grated, plus additional for garnish)
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NutritionView more

640Calories
Sodium61%DV1470mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein108%DV55g
Carbs19%DV56g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories640Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol140mg47%
Sodium1470mg61%
Potassium980mg28%
Protein55g108%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate56g19%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars2g4%
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.

Reviews(1)

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Brooke Graham G. 21 Oct 2016
This was delicious! I went with more like 1/2 cup on the ricotta, but super flavorful. Came together fast too!