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 689 kcal
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


  1. Prepare spaghetti according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare chicken in the microwave according to package directions; set aside.

  3. Place frozen broccoli in microwave and cook according to package directions.

  4. 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.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Pesto Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 689 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 892mg39%
Potassium 773mg22%
Carbohydrates 74g25%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 46g92%
Vitamin A 1540IU31%
Vitamin C 103.2mg125%
Calcium 428mg43%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.