Chicken Pesto Linguine

Recipe source: Family Circle Jan 2018
Chicken Pesto Linguine
Chicken Pesto Linguine

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1

    1 tsp salt

  • 3/4 3/4

    3/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 3

    3 Tbsp olive oil

  • 2 2

    2 lemons

  • 1 1

    1 lb linguine

  • 1 1/4 1 1/4

    1/4 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1/3 1/3 2

    cup plus 2 Tbsp basil pesto

  • 1 1

    1 pint grape r cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 1

    1 cup frozen peas, thawed

Directions

1. Juice 1 lemon to yield 3 Tbsp lemon juice. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook according to package directions, about 12 minutes. Drain. 2. Meanwhile, toss chicken with 2 Tbsp pesto, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. 3. In a large skillet heat 2 Tbsp oil over medium-high. Add chicken, partially cover and cook 6 minutes. Flip chicken and cook 5 minutes. Cover and add 1 Tbsp oil, tomatoes and peas to skillet. 4. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 4 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. 5. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and slice on the bias. Toss linguine in a skillet with veggies, 1/3 cup pesto, lemon juice and 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper. Add sliced chicken and toss to coat. Serve with lemon wedges.

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