Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken
Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken

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This pesto incorporates ingredients Disbrowe finds on the ranch: cilantro and pecans. Cotija is an aged Mexican cheese available in many supermarkets. Add chicken, pasta, and tomatoes to pesto.

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To get started with this recipe, we must prepare a few components. You can have cilantro pesto pasta with grilled chicken using 12 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken:
  1. Prepare Cilantro Pesto
  2. Take 2 cup cilantro leaves
  3. Prepare 1/2 cup olive oil
  4. Prepare 3 clove garlic, minced
  5. Take 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  6. Get 1/4 cup romano (or parmesan) cheese, grated
  7. Prepare 1/2 tsp salt & pepper
  8. Make ready 1 tsp lime zest
  9. Prepare 1 tbsp lime juice
  10. Get 1 lb mini farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  11. Prepare 4 -6 chicken breasts
  12. Take 1 envelope McCormick lime mojito marinade (Thanks Ray Ray, now I'm hooked! lol)

For the cilantro pesto: Add the cilantro, pine nuts, Parmesan, lemon juice and garlic to a food processor and pulse. Cook chicken tenders quickly on the grill and top with pesto made with cilantro and sesame seeds for a zesty, speedy dinner. Serve with: Quinoa and grilled asparagus. You will love our pesto pasta with grilled chicken recipes.

Steps to make Cilantro Pesto Pasta with Grilled Chicken:
  1. Mix McCormick marinade according to package directions and marinate chicken for 15-30 minutes.
  2. Grill chicken on the grill outdoors or indoors on a stove top cast iron grill pan.
  3. Let chicken rest for 5 to 6 minutes then cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces. Set aside.
  4. Toast pine nuts in a non stick dry skillet over medium high heat until slighty toasted and golden brown stirring constantly.
  5. To a blender or a food processor add all ingredients for pesto except olive oil.
  6. Slowly drizzle in olive oil from the top of the blender on low speed to form a thick sauce. Set aside.
  7. Cook pasta according to package directions, rinse and set aside.
  8. Add pasta back to pasta pot. Mix in pesto and stir to combine thoroughly over low heat to warm. Add 3 cut up chicken breasts to pasta and pesto stirring again to incorporate well.
  9. Use remaining cut up chicken breasts to garnish on top of the pasta. Can top with freshly grated romano or parmesan cheese and fresh cilantro leaves if desired.

This Pesto Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicken is an easy and delicious weeknight meal. Serve it cold as a summer pasta salad or hot as a delicious winter Using a large bowl, mix together the pesto, pasta and chicken. Stir until well combined and place in the refrigerator until chilled. Serve the chicken over butter pasta or rice and garnish with cilantro pesto. Homemade Cilantro Pesto, made with fresh cilantro leaves, blanched almonds, red onion, serrano chile and olive oil.

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