Chicken Pesto Pasta

Chicken Pesto Pasta - Chicken, pasta, pesto, Parmesan cheese, and ready in 10 minutes! The perfect quick dinner recipe for a busy night!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken pesto pasta recipe
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 689kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 12 oz Barilla Pronto spaghetti
  • 2 cups cooked chicken strips
  • 16 oz frozen steam-able broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup pesto
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Prepare spaghetti according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, prepare chicken in the microwave according to package directions; set aside.
  • Place frozen broccoli in microwave and cook according to package directions.
  • When pasta is almost done, add pesto and chicken broth, stirring well. Add in chicken, cooked broccoli, and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese. Serve hot with additional Parmesan cheese on top.


Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 892mg | Potassium: 773mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1540IU | Vitamin C: 103.2mg | Calcium: 428mg | Iron: 3.1mg