Thursday, May 8, 2014

Lemon Pesto Chicken Pasta

Finally, a beautiful warm day! This is the perfect recipe to make when you don't feel like using the oven. It's a great summery meal. You can either grill the chicken or cook it in the crock pot. I've done it both ways but today I grilled my chicken. Either way it will be a hit!

Lemon Pesto Chicken Pasta
Serves 8
Cal 255, Carbs 32, Fat 6.7, Fiber 2g, Protein 17

1 16oz. box pasta of your choice, cooked to al dente (I used bowties)
16 oz. boneless skinless chicken 
2 tbsp. Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend (I love Mrs. Dash)
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup pesto sauce

Sprinkle chicken with lemon seasoning blend and lemon juice. Grill over medium high heat for 7-8 minutes or until juices run clear. Cut chicken into pieces and toss with pesto sauce and pasta. Enjoy!


  1. I love pesto and make a lot of it during the summer. I'm always looking for new ways to use it. This recipe looks perfect!

  2. Wonderful dish to celebrate the warmer weather. Happy Mother's Day. Blessings, Catherine

  3. Looks like the perfect past dish - I know I would love this.

  4. Love the idea of combining lemon pepper with pesto, sounds yummy!

    1. Thank You, Sherri! It's a great combination!

  5. I found your posts on Get Him Fed & I’d love it if you would share your recipes on this week’s The Yuck Stops Here link party that ends Sunday evening at 8pm ET! You can find us at Hope to see you there! HUGS

  6. Happy Mother's Day to you too, Catherine!

  7. Yum! This would be such a great simple dinner, even on a busy night! It looks delicious Bridget!


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