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Hunt's® Tomato and Pesto Chicken Recipe
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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

25
Prep Time
(MINUTES)
25
Total Time
(MINUTES)
6
Servings
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dry penne pasta, uncooked (8 oz = 2-1/2 cups)
  • 3 cups small fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 cup soft cream cheese spread
  • 1/3 cup refrigerated basil pesto

Nutrition Information

509
Calories
18g
Total Fat
43g
Protein
Serving Size: 6 servings (1 breast with 1 cup pasta each)
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Directions

  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°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.

Cook's Tip

Pesto can be found with the refrigerated pasta in the grocer's refrigerated section.
Nutrition Information close
Amount per Serving
Calories 509  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 18 g 28%
Saturated fat 6 g 29%
Cholesterol 106 MG 35%
Sodium 655 MG 27%
Carbohydrate 41 g 14%
Dietary fiber 5 g 19%
Sugars 5 g
Protein 43 g
Vitamin A   24%
Vitamin C   56%
Calcium   12%
Iron   16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Ratings & Reviews
3040 Reviews for Hunt's® Tomato and Pesto Chicken
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My family loves this recipe. I love it too because it is easy and very tasty. I use regular block cream cheese instead of soft cream cheese because that is what I have in the house - otherwise I make it just like it says. Great as leftovers, too!
Shelley,
Nov 12, 2013
OMG, i try this receip yesterday and i was so proud of myself and my hubby and his family love it too....
Bassy,
Apr 12, 2013
I make this recipe often.... just as written. I love Hunt's recipes and my girls love them also... Thank you so much.. This is one of our favorites!!!
Sandie,
Apr 10, 2013
Everybody in my family loves this recipe i don't change a thing it's absolutely delicious LOVE IT!!! Oh and did i mention it's really easy to make???
Gisselle,
Apr 05, 2013
This is my daughter's favorite! I follow the directions and have never found it bland. I make it at least 4 times a year.
John,
Feb 15, 2013
I made this dish this weekend. This was delicious! I chopped up my chicken and added it to the tomato sauce. It was not bland at all. I like my food spicy so I added Cayenne and other seasonings such as garlic, onion powder, and a little bit of chicken broth.
Anonymous,
Feb 10, 2013
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