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99% would make again

One-Pan Garlic Chicken Pesto Pasta

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 chicken breasts, sliced into 1/2 inch (2cm) strips
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, chopped
  • ½ tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • ¾ cup heavy cream (175 mL)
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese (55 g)
  • ¼ cup pesto (55 g)
  • 3 cups penne pasta (600 g), cooked and drained
  • ¾ cup cherry tomato (150 g), halved
  • parmesan cheese, to garnish
  • fresh basil, chopped, to garnish

Nutrition Info

    Calories 892
    Fat 36g
    Carbs 99g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 6g
    Protein 47g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Heat the oil in a pan over high heat. Combine the chicken, garlic, salt, and pepper, cooking until chicken is browned.
  2. Then, mix in the heavy cream, parmesan, and pesto, stirring until evenly combined.
  3. Next, bring to a boil and cook until the sauce has reduced, about five to seven minutes.
  4. Toss in the pasta and cherry tomatoes, stirring until evenly coated. Remove from heat.
  5. To serve, sprinkle parmesan cheese and basil on top!
  6. Enjoy!

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