Yum!

Try this delicious Chicken Florentine Pesto Pasta using Pasta Joy pasta.

 

Florentine is a fancy name for foods served with spinach. Take your pesto pasta a notch by adding spinach and grilled chicken as a side, you’ll be easily transported to an Italian countryside cafe!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons pesto
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or chilli oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cream
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 250g Pasta Joy linguine pasta
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of salted, boiling water until done, roughly 8 minutes. Pasta must be al dente. Drain. 
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Add pesto, onion, spinach and salt and pepper. Cook about five minutes, or until onions are soft. Swirl in cream and bring to a slight boil.
  3. Add pasta into the pot and swirl around in pesto sauce until coated. Adjust seasoning and stir in grated cheese. Serve alongside grilled chicken breasts

 

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