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Penne with Chicken and Pesto

Posted in : Pasta on by : Daphne


1 (16 oz) package penne pasta2 tbs butter2 tbs olive oil4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into thin strips2 cloves garlic, mincedsalt and pepper to taste1 1/4 cups heavy cream1/4 cup pesto3 tbs grated Parmesan cheese


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.
Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken and garlic until chicken is almost cooked. Reduce heat and stir in salt, pepper, cream, pesto and Parmesan cheese. Cook until chicken is no longer pink inside. Stir in cooked pasta.