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Hunt's® Tomato and Pesto Chicken

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

25 m servings 669 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

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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.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Tip: Pesto can be found with the refrigerated pasta in the grocer's refrigerated section.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 669 calories; 20 g fat; 72.5 g carbohydrates; 50.6 g protein; 99 mg cholesterol; 715 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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 oli...

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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.

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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 oli...

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.

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...

This was very good. I changed a few things because of what I had on hand. I used tomato soup instead of tomato sauce, I used herb & garlic cream cheese instead of plain cream cheese & I didn't a...

I used ingredients per recipe. Was short on time, so cooked chicken in one skillet and started tomato mixture in another. He summed it up best, "has great flavor, but doesn't jump out at you"....

My family loved this dish. I used 28oz diced tomatoes and I did not remove the chicken from the pan. I let it all cook and simmer together.

really good!! although next time I think i will use a lil less basil pesto!!

Excellent! Make sure broccoli is really cooked through before draining.

I'm a great cook, so I think my husband takes the taste of our regular meals for granted. However, there was something about this one that he commented twice on how good he thought it was. My on...