It’s a one great pesto recipe to whet your appetite. I love to see heaping dishes getting relished, one of the best days when i cook to my family and leave them with a big smile and clean plates. It means it was a memorable meal!
A Spaghetti dish with chicken and especially pesto that comes to boost the flavor quotient and intensify the pleasure. You will need to prepare it: (yields 4 servings)
For the pasta:
- 1 pack of spaghetti
- 1 cup pesto sauce
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup garlic oil
- salt to taste
For the chicken:
- 4 big chicken breasts cut lengthwise
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp garlic oil
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tbsp pesto sauce
- roasted pine nuts for garnish (1/2 cup almost)
- parmesan or emmental cheese for garnish (1 cup almost)
Boil spaghetti as per pack instructions and sauteed it with olive oil, garlic oil and pesto.
Marinate the chicken with the olive oil, garlic oil and garlic powder and cook them until nicely golden. Add the pesto sauce and combine well.
Put a generous bed of pasta, top it with chicken (as per your taste), garnish with pine nuts and cheese.
Serve it warm and enjoy the symphony of flavors. Who is counting calories? i personally don’t, i am just counting memories! Enjoy your precious time with your family and make the best out of it.