Chicken Pesto Linguine

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated linguine
1
cup red bell pepper slices
1
cup Green frozen sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
1
container (7 oz) refrigerated basil pesto
2
packages (6 oz each) refrigerated grilled chicken breast strips
1
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese (4 oz)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Fill 5-quart Dutch oven two-thirds full of water; heat to boiling. Add linguine, bell pepper and peas; boil 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Stir pesto, chicken and cheese into linguine mixture; cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Use 2 cups cut-up deli rotisserie chicken or leftover grilled chicken for the purchased grilled chicken breast strips.

Gorgonzola is a mild form of blue cheese. If your family doesn’t like Gorgonzola, substitute feta cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups)
Calories
760
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
52%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
1290mg
54%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
70g
23%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
7g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.