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Chicken Pesto Pasta

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cubed
  • 1 16 oz package bow tie pasta
  • 1 tablespoon canola
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes drained and cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 lemon juice freshly squeezed


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic until tender, then stir in chicken. Season with salt, pepper, seasoning salt and pepper flakes.
  3. Cook chicken throughout 5 minutes each side.
  4. In a large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, lemon juice and pesto sauce. Toss to coat evenly.
  5. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and garnish with fresh basil . Serve hot