Hunt's® Tomato and Pesto Chicken

Hunt's® Tomato and Pesto Chicken

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"Chicken breasts, simmered in tomato sauce, served with pasta and broccoli tossed with a creamy tomato-pesto sauce."

Ingredients 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 669 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 669 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 20 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 72.5g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 50.6 g
  • 101%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 715 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and adding broccoli last 2 minutes of cook time.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes or until lightly browned on both sides. Add undrained tomatoes and tomato sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in centers (165 degrees F).
  3. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm. Add cream cheese to sauce remaining in skillet; stir until cream cheese is melted completely. Stir in pesto; simmer 2 minutes to thicken slightly. Drain pasta. Add to skillet; mix lightly. Serve chicken with pasta mixture.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Tip: Pesto can be found with the refrigerated pasta in the grocer's refrigerated section.
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princesso9o
11/17/2011

Easy and delicious! I made a few changes based on what I had (and what I didn't.) I used dried basil instead of pre-made pesto and when I browned the chicken breasts i put garlic in with the olive oil. I also didn't have the broccoli so I left those out. A nice and simple dish. Enjoy!

PUCK778
2/4/2012

I think I would have enjoyed this recipe more with less pesto. The creamy tomato sauce on it's own would have been was delicious.

alicia
2/6/2012

This recipe was very good. I put a little Parmesan cheese on top and it made it better. I noticed that instead of eating it straight from the stove top that it was better to let it sit for a few minutes first. It made the sauce stick a little better and thicken up a bit. Very good, and I will make it again!