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Whole Grain Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes, Marinated Chicken Breast and Pesto

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Strips of grilled chicken breast are served with spaghetti tossed in a veggie and pesto mixture."
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Ingredients

2 h 50 m servings 386 cals
Original recipe yields 7 servings

Directions

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  1. Marinate chicken breast with 2 garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, black pepper and 2 sprigs thyme for about two hours.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  3. In a skillet saute remaining garlic in olive oil. Just before garlic turns yellow add broccoli and saute three minutes. Add cherry tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes, season with salt and pepper.
  4. Meanwhile, grill the chicken on both sides until cooked thoroughly, season with salt and cut into strips.
  5. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and toss with veggies and pesto.
  6. Top with grilled chicken and remaining thyme leaves before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 386 calories; 17.7 g fat; 44.8 g carbohydrates; 14.4 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 163 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I agree with many reviewers about it needing something - I added more pesto and that helped (I make my own pesto with fresh basil and I think that has a stronger flavor so that might also have h...

Most helpful critical review

While I really believe Barillo pastas are some of the best, I've been less than enthused with their recipes. I used 8 ounces of pasta and that was too much in proportion to the other ingredients...

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While I really believe Barillo pastas are some of the best, I've been less than enthused with their recipes. I used 8 ounces of pasta and that was too much in proportion to the other ingredients...

I agree with many reviewers about it needing something - I added more pesto and that helped (I make my own pesto with fresh basil and I think that has a stronger flavor so that might also have h...

I had read the reviews and saw the it was kind of bland, so decided to make the "Pesto" recipe here on the Allrecipes site, thinking that the fresh-picked-from-the-garden herbs and freshly groun...

This was just okay. As is, I felt like it was missing something. Added more salt and extra pesto sauce to the dish and shredded parmesan cheese helped, but still rather disappointed. Love Bar...

I always have Barilla Whole Grain Spaghetti on hand and thought I would give this a try. The grilled chicken was perfect but the rest of the meal was just OK. Not sure I will try to make this ag...

Great recipe! We loved the texture of the whole grain spaghetti. I don't think I will make regular spaghetti anymore! All the ingredients worked really well together. I put 2 chicken breasts in ...

This was very good with a few modifications. I made my own Pesto and I added some Tropical Sazon and some red pepper flakes to the marinade for the Chicken. I will be making this again as it wa...

This was a keeper! Loved the texture of the whole grain noodles! I added about a teaspoon of cracked pepper and a half teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes to add some spice.

Delicious.. I had some homemade pesto in the freezer so I used that instead of jarred. No fresh thyme.. so I used fresh basil