Chicken pesto recipes

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2 reviews

A simple wine based cream sauce with pesto and blue cheese, poured over chicken thighs and baked till perfection. Great with risotto.

Recipe by: Belinda Stafurik

2 reviews

A fast chicken pasta dish that is loaded with big flavour. Chicken breast and pasta are tossed with sun-dried tomatoes, feta, fresh basil, toasted pine nuts and your favourite shop-bought pesto.

Recipe by: Lisa Jolley

1 review

A deliciously rich chicken pasta dish. This recipes brings together some of the most flavoursome ingredients, including sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, Parmigiano Reggiano and basil pesto.

Recipe by: GILL846

1 review

Spicy chicken with spring onions, crème fraîche and red pesto, tossed with wholewheat pasta and sprinkled with Grana Padano cheese.

Recipe by: Spellbounddeb

1 review

This chicken dish is quick and easy to make, it's also packed full of flavour. Chicken breasts are cooked in a mixture of pesto and spinach, then topped with Parmesan cheese. Enjoy for lunch or dinner.


1 review

This is a quick and easy way to prepare a delightful chicken dish. Pesto is spread on chicken breasts, then wrapped in prosciutto and baked to perfection. Serve with pasta, a side salad or mashed potatoes.

Recipe by: Pjaros

No reviews

A comforting midweek supper that is filling and delicious with great flavour from sun dried tomatoes and a jar of ready made pesto.

Recipe by: Kristin

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The basil pesto in this chicken roulade gives the dish a special punch in flavour. Try enhancing this dish by adding sun-dried tomatoes into each roulade. Serve for lunch or dinner.

Recipe by: CHOMPY

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A delicious combination for a chicken sandwich: roast chicken, pesto, veggies and cheese sandwiched between focaccia. Simple, fast and tasty and a nice change.


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Chargrilled chicken breast marinated in pesto served with a rocket and Parmesan cheese salad. I have served here with chips and a tomato and aubergine chutney.

Recipe by: RoosterandHen

2 / 3

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