Steamed Pesto Chicken Rolls with Whole Wheat Pasta
Steamed Pesto Chicken Rolls with Whole Wheat Pasta

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I did use whole wheat pasta and I marinated the chicken in a little Italian dressing and Pesto Vinagrette dressing. I also did not use oil to saute the chicken I used a tsp. of the oil from the sun dried tomatoes. I served it with a green salad and everyone was happy!

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To begin with this recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have steamed pesto chicken rolls with whole wheat pasta using 13 ingredients and 22 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Steamed Pesto Chicken Rolls with Whole Wheat Pasta:
  1. Get 2 chicken boobs
  2. Take 4 oz prosciutto
  3. Make ready 4 Tbsp pesto
  4. Take 16 oz whole wheat rotini
  5. Prepare 14 oz can small black pitted olives
  6. Make ready 14 oz can artichoke hearts, quartered
  7. Make ready 10 sun-dried tomatoes, sliced
  8. Prepare 2 lemons, juiced
  9. Make ready 1/4 c parsley, chopped
  10. Get 1 top dried basil
  11. Prepare 2 Tbsp butter
  12. Prepare 3 Tbsp olive oil
  13. Take salt and pepper

This is one of those recipes that's great for a busy weeknight. You only need a handful of ingredients to make it. Added Fiber: Using whole wheat pasta provides extra fiber which helps with healthy digestion, regulates blood sugar, and lowers cholesterol. Superfood Spinach: Spinach is loaded with vitamins and nutrients.

Instructions to make Steamed Pesto Chicken Rolls with Whole Wheat Pasta:
  1. Start by placing a medium pot of salted water to boil for the pasta and a pot with steamer insert and an inch of water to boil for the chicken
  2. Assemble ingredients
  3. Butterfly the chicken. Begin by placing each breast down on a cutting board. Lay your hand on top of the breast and insert a knife between the breast cutting the breast in half.
  4. The breast should unfold.
  5. Separate the butterflied breast. Repeat for the other breast.
  6. Place a layer of plastic wrap over a chicken breast to prevent splatter.
  7. Using a meat mallet or rolling pin pound the breasts gently until uniformly 1/4 inch thick.
  8. Season liberally with salt and pepper (and MSG if you feel like it). Remember this will be steamed so you won't build flavor by cooking, thus you need to season well.
  9. Tear off 4 sheets of aluminum foil and stack.
  10. Spray foil with pam. Place a chicken on the foil. Layer two pieces of prosciutto on the chicken
  11. Spread 1 Tbsp pesto on the chicken
  12. Roll the chicken up
  13. Roll the foil over the chicken into a tube
  14. Tighten the tube by twisting the foil ends in opposite directions to form a cyliner
  15. Repeat with remaining chicken
  16. Combine the olives, artichoke, tomatoes, lemon juice, basil, parsley, butter and oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper
  17. Place the chicken in the steamer.
  18. Pour the noodles in the pot of water.
  19. Boil and steam for 10 min.
  20. Reserve 1/3 cups of noodle water. Drain noodles.
  21. Return noodles to the pot, add the reserved pasta water, and the artichoke mixture. Stir to melt the butter. Taste for seasoning. No seriously…taste it. It likely needs salt. Whole wheat pasta is dry and there's no sauce. Give it a sprinkle. If it's dry… a little more oil.
  22. Plate with pasta and sliced chicken.

Spinach helps with skin, hair, and bones. Cook pasta according to package directions in a large pot of salted water. Drain the pasta and run it under water. Drizzle with the olive oil and toss well. This super lush and Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta is perfect for busy weeknights.

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