Chicken Pesto tortellini
Chicken Pesto Tortellini (GOODe Ole Boy Style!)
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
 
Fantastic weeknight meal! Chicken Pesto Tortellini
Author: Puddie aka GOODe Ole Boy
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 c. cheese tortellini uncooked
  • 14- oz. package frozen broccoli flowerets
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cubed
  • 1 t. minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup tomato pesto sauce
  • 1/4 c. white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 2 t. water
  • 1 T. chopped fresh basil
Instructions
  1. Cook tortellini according to pasta package directions, adding broccoli along with pasta;
  2. drain
  3. Meanwhile, spray a large non-stick skillet with non-stick vegetable spray.
  4. Over medium-high heat, cook chicken with garlic for about 2 minutes, until chicken is golden on all sides.
  5. Add remaining ingredients, stirring to mix.
  6. Reduce heat to medium low.
  7. Cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken juices run clear.
  8. To serve, spoon chicken mixture over pasta and broccoli.
  9. Garnish with basil sprigs if desired.