An aromatic pesto sauce is the highlight of this pasta and chicken recipe. Just five ingredients and a preparation time of less than 30 minutes makes this a smart week-night dinner idea.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
19 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add broccoli rabe and cook 3 minutes. Scoop into bowl with a slotted spoon and add pasta to boiling water. Cook 9 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, drain water from broccoli rabe. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes. Stir in broccoli rabe; cook 3 minutes more. Season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

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  • Drain pasta. Stir chicken, pasta and pesto into skillet. Cook 2 minutes to heat through. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

530 calories; total fat 17g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 32mg; sodium 675mg; carbohydrates 67g; fiber 3g; protein 28g.

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