Confetti Pesto Angel Hair

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Delicious pesto combined with chicken and pasta for the perfect dining experience. Serve with your favorite vegetable or salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. 12oz. Hodgson Mill Organic Whole Wheat Angel Hair Pasta
  • 2 cups basil, fresh, lightly packed
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, fresh ground, to taste
  • 2 cups orange bell pepper, or yellow, chopped
  • 2 chicken breast, baked or grilled, thinly sliced

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep covered and warm.

Meanwhile, combine basil leaves, pine nuts, olive oil, parmesan and garlic in a food processor or blender; process until smooth. Stir in salt and pepper. Toss pesto and chopped peppers with pasta until well combined. Top with sliced chicken; serve warm.      

Variations: In place of basil, try fresh parsley, spinach, or broccoli florets. In place of pine nuts, try walnuts or pecans. Or, use 1/3 cup prepared pesto for a quicker meal!  



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