Penne with pesto and chicken

Penne al pesto con pollo
The penne Pesto with chicken is a delicious recipe with pasta recipe. It is an easy-to-prepare dish, however, will give you an exquisite result that will make you look like a professional. Yet you have to bear in mind that this recipe calls for a while in the fridge for about an hour.

Ingredients for pesto penne

  • 450 grams of penne
  • 500 g chicken breast
  • 200 g of liquid cream
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 bunch of parsley and Basil
  • 80 grams of toasted pine nuts
  • 75 grams of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
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This recipe is easy to prepare, only you will have to take care of the cooking time, especially the pasta to avoid harsh or too soft.
Finely cut leaves of parsley, Basil and garlic. Reserve the garlic in a bowl aside and put the parsley and the Basil in a food processor. When these ingredients have been well incorporated, add the garlic and process everything until a paste forms.
Next add the pine nuts and cheese, leaving no more than thirty seconds. Finally, add a splash of olive oil and removed the mixture of the robot, separated into halves in two different containers.
Cut the chicken breast into small strips and put them in a bowl with half of the mixture you've created, stir everything very well and takes the container to the refrigerator for at least an hour.
When missing 15 minutes to remove the chicken from the refrigerator, preheat the oven to 200 ° C. Extends the strips of chicken on a tray and place them in the oven for at least 20 minutes.
While the chicken is ready, bring to a boil water in a deep pot. When the water is bubbling, add the pasta with a little olive oil and a teaspoon of salt, leave it there for 5 minutes. When you are to the take, remove from water and let drain.
Once finished baking the chicken, remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes at room temperature.
Proceed now to warm up the other half of the mixture (pesto) you did previously. Adding the cream and takes to add salt and pepper. Stir everything so that it thickens a little and add the chicken strips that you were resting.
Now mix in a large bowl along with the breast andpesto pasta. Incorporates everything very well, you'll see how pasta wins a cute green color. Now the only thing you need is to serve pasta in a bowl, sprinkle with a little oregano and Parmesan, served with a delicious salad of fresh cheese.
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Additional tips

  • Should not have a kitchen robot, can use a shredder or given the case, the blender.
  • Pasta point may vary depending on the size and the temperature of the water. We recommend adding the pasta when water is boiling, this mode will considerably reduce the cooking time.
  • When we say that the pasta is to the date we refer to the point that it is squishy, but starting it can see that it has a line or point (in the case of the spaghetti) white in the Center.
  • Pesto can also be done manually. Sin however, will take you much effort. It is biting very well each of the herbs and then you will have to mix them with a little olive oil. You must stir everything very well to achieve a pasty texture and, once you get to this point, add the Parmesan. Just when you are going to serve you will have to add the toasted pine nuts and you're, your sauce pesto made manually.
  • If you want to save time you can simply use one of the sauces, pesto offered in the market.
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