Use Campbell's® Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup, chicken breast, and bow tie pasta to make an easy one-dish meal with a creamy pesto sauce.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

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  • Meanwhile, heat butter in skillet. Add chicken and cook until browned, stirring often.

  • Add soup, pesto sauce and milk. Bring to a boil. Cook over low heat 5 minutes or until done. Stir in drained pasta and heat through.

Nutrition Facts

521 calories; 28.8 g total fat; 98 mg cholesterol; 884 mg sodium. 30 g carbohydrates; 35.8 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/20/2009
Excellent! I sauteed spinach and mushrooms before adding in the chicken which I cut into thin strips. I also added a can of petite diced garlic and olive oil tomatoes in at the end. This was definitely a restaurant quality meal! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/04/2011
I thought this was ok. I was really excited about it bc of the reviews but thought the soup over powered the pesto flavor and almost left it bland. Read More
(12)
203 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 131
  • 4 star values: 57
  • 3 star values: 13
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
01/20/2009
Excellent! I sauteed spinach and mushrooms before adding in the chicken which I cut into thin strips. I also added a can of petite diced garlic and olive oil tomatoes in at the end. This was definitely a restaurant quality meal! Read More
(68)
Rating: 5 stars
01/20/2009
Excellent! I sauteed spinach and mushrooms before adding in the chicken which I cut into thin strips. I also added a can of petite diced garlic and olive oil tomatoes in at the end. This was definitely a restaurant quality meal! Read More
(68)
Rating: 5 stars
10/19/2009
Delicious!!!! Great base recipe that I just added 2 more ingredients to - 1/2 cup frozen spinach (thawed) and 1/4 cup Kraft Parmesan Romano & Asiago cheese mix - this was a delicious recipe that is now a favorite! I had actually made it two nights before and let it in the fridge it was awesome and the chicken picked up so much flavor! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/24/2008
I added a half cup of parmesan cheese...and I always love more pesto! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/20/2015
I only have 2 comments to make....doesn't anyone just make the recipe as stated and then rate it??? Make recipes on sites as it is then add or modify the next time you make it!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/17/2009
My family & I loved this recipe. They raved about this dish for days after we had it. However I did a few things differently from the recipe: I made my own pesto and didn't QUITE use an entire 1/2 cup if it. I used spiral pasta instead of bowtie. I added white wine & extra virgin olive oil to the butter/margarine. I sprinkled the chicken with garlic powder pepper and poultry seasoning while I cooked it. I used bone-in chicken so I ended up having to bake mine at 350 for 30 mins. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
05/04/2011
I thought this was ok. I was really excited about it bc of the reviews but thought the soup over powered the pesto flavor and almost left it bland. Read More
(12)
Rating: 5 stars
09/14/2010
Modified slightly didn't add chicken made with rotini pasta also added about 1/4 cup of rocota cheese and 1/8 cup of cream cheese - EXTRA CHEESY-CREAMY PESTO PASTA....very good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/24/2009
I already had some chicken flavored rice that I made yesterday so used that instead of the pasta.My pesto sauce is from Sam's Club & I used the Fat-Free soup & non-fat milk. Added a little extra garlic & topped w parm. cheese. A quick & easy meal that will satisfy my family. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/27/2011
This was really really good. The soup was overpowering but I added more pesto and that did the trick. Will skip the milk next time. Used leftover cooked chicken. Read More
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