Chicken with Parmesan Noodles


Combine carrots, chicken, and pasta for a light weeknight dinner that's ready in less than 30 minutes.

Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 9 ounce package refrigerated angel hair pasta, or other long noodle-shape pasta such as fettuccine or linguine

  • 4 large carrots, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 1 ½ pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 6 tablespoon purchased basil pesto

  • ¼ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese

  • Olive oil (optional)

  • Fresh basil (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet cook carrots in 1 tablespoon melted butter over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until no pink remains in chicken. Add 4 tablespoons pesto; toss to coat.

  3. Drain pasta. Return to pan; toss with remaining butter and pesto. Serve with chicken mixture. Sprinkle pasta with Parmesan cheese and ground black pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and top with basil. Makes 6 servings.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

390 Calories
16g Fat
28g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 390
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 369mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Protein 33g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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