Making this dish requires only one pan. This pasta has great flavors and garlic adds some hotness to it.
Simple dishes sometimes are best dishes because they are easy to make and they are really tasty. Pasta is one of the greatest dishes and this pasta is at its best.
One-Pan Garlic Chicken Pesto Pasta
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 2 chicken breasts sliced into ½-inch strips
- 2 tablespoons garlic chopped
- ½ tablespoon kosher salt
- ½ tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
- ¾ cup heavy cream
- ½ grated parmesan cheese
- ¼ cup pesto
- 3 cups penne pasta cooked and drained
- ¾ cup cherry tomatoes halved
- Parmesan cheese to garnish
- Chopped basil to garnish
Heat the oil in a pan over high heat. Combine the chicken, garlic, salt, and pepper, cooking until chicken is browned.
Mix in the heavy cream, parmesan, and pesto, stirring until evenly combined. Bring to a boil and cook until the sauce has reduced about 5-7 minutes.
Toss in the pasta and cherry tomatoes, stirring until evenly coated.
Remove from heat.
To serve, sprinkle parmesan cheese and basil on top!
Video how to make this pasta is below