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Pesto Chicken Pasta

Pesto Chicken Pasta

This one-dish meal makes dinnertime easy.



  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse and drain.
  2. Steam or microwave asparagus until tender crisp. Drain.
  3. Combine cooked pasta and asparagus in a large bowl. Stir in chicken, tomatoes, onion and olives. Gently toss with pesto sauce.
  4. Serve warm, garnished with cheese.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers; they make a great lunch.

Makes 6 servings.

1 (14.5-ounce) can Michigan asparagus cuts and tips, well drained, can be substituted for fresh or frozen asparagus in this recipe. Heat asparagus for 1 to 2 minutes in a microwave before combing with cooked pasta.

Recipe and photo credit: Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board.


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