Create an elegant meal with a store-bought rotisserie chicken and some tasty vegetables. Generous slices of roast chicken are paired with pasta and flavorful spices. Top it with yummy pesto make with peppery arugula, pine nuts, and fresh basil leaves. This recipe would make an amazing lunch or a quick family dinner. Smart Recipes, American,Mediterranean Recipes, Chicken,Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Chicken,Vegetables American,Mediterranean Arugula Pesto Chicken Arugula Pesto Chicken Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT15M Serves 4 1/4 Cup Pine Nuts 4 Cups Baby Arugula 1 Clove Garlic 1 Cup Fresh Basil Leaves 1 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt 3/4 Cup Olive Oil 1 Medium Shredded Rotisserie Chicken 1 Pound Rigatoni Pasta 2 Large Plum Tomatoes 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese In the bowl of a food processor, process pine nuts, arugula, garlic, basil and 1 teaspoon of salt. Drizzle 1/4 cup olive oil in a constant stream while the motor is still running. Pulse until a smooth mixture is formed. Heat remaining oil in a large skillet. Stir in chicken & pasta and sauté until chicken is heated through about 4 minutes. Turn the heat off and stir in pesto, tomatoes and remaining salt & pepper. Sprinkle the top with Parmesan and serve.

Arugula Pesto Chicken

Arugula Pesto Chicken Recipe


Create an elegant meal with a store-bought rotisserie chicken and some tasty vegetables. Generous slices of roast chicken are paired with pasta and flavorful spices. Top it with yummy pesto make with peppery arugula, pine nuts, and fresh basil leaves. This recipe would make an amazing lunch or a quick family dinner.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American,Mediterranean

Protein

Chicken,Vegetables

Category

Main Dishes

Serves

4

Total Time

15 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1/4 Cup Pine Nuts
      • 4 Cups Baby Arugula
      • 1 Clove Garlic (Minced)
      • 1 Cup Fresh Basil Leaves
      • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt
      • 3/4 Cup Olive Oil
      • 1 Medium Shredded Rotisserie Chicken
      • 1 Pound Rigatoni Pasta (Cooked Until Al Dente)
      • 2 Large Plum Tomatoes (Chopped)
      • 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
      • 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese (Grated)

Directions

  1. In the bowl of a food processor, process pine nuts, arugula, garlic, basil and 1 teaspoon of salt. Drizzle 1/4 cup olive oil in a constant stream while the motor is still running. Pulse until a smooth mixture is formed.
  2. Heat remaining oil in a large skillet. Stir in chicken & pasta and sauté until chicken is heated through about 4 minutes. Turn the heat off and stir in pesto, tomatoes and remaining salt & pepper. Sprinkle the top with Parmesan and serve.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

1315.0 kcal

Carbs

88.0 g

Fat

69.0 g

Protein

85.0 g

Cost Per Serving

$3.19

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