20-Minute Skillet Chicken Breast Recipe With Pesto Spaghetti & Parmesan Is Dinner Fast by Donna John

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2 years ago

20-Minute Skillet Chicken Breast Recipe With Pesto Spaghetti & Parmesan Is Dinner Fast

Sometimes scavenging the pantry, fridge and freezer can result in a delicious dinner. This easy chicken breast recipe with pesto spaghetti is on the table in 20 minutes.

Cuisine: American/Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat a little olive oil in a skillet. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Cook in the hot oil until golden on both sides and cooked through, about 5 to 7 minutes depending on thickness. Remove to a plate.
  2. Add the pesto to the chicken drippings and heat through. Add the cooked spaghetti noodles and toss to combine.
  3. To serve, pile the spaghetti onto a plate. Slice the chicken breast, if desired, and place on top of the noodles. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and some pine nuts.

Note: You could also slice or chop the chicken breast and mix it into the noodles.

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Skillets $10 & Up
Pine Nuts $5 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Basil Pesto $3 & Up

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Donna John
This was such a great dinner last night! Will enjoy the leftovers today for lunch.
Sounds so good 😋
Pesto is one of my alltime fave go-to pasta dishes...
Elisa Schmitz
I live for your creative and easy dinner recipes, Donna John , thank you!

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