Caprese Balsamic Chicken Pasta
  • Alaina Hinkle

Caprese Balsamic Chicken Pasta

Can you use leftover chix to create this???⁣ ⁣ Absolutely 🤤 ⁣ ⁣ I love figuring out a way to make sure no food goes to waste & I always feel like after grilling meat we always have left over that ends up getting shoved in the back of the fridge— not used! Here is a fabulously easy & DELICIOUS way to use the leftover chicken in your fridge right now ⁣ Caprese Balsamic Chicken pasta 🍝👇🏻⁣ ⁣ ** this recipe is not down to exact measurements because it can be for 1 to however many people based on chix so below is for inspo & general instructions ⁣ ⁣


Ingredients/ Directions: + Take left over chicken breasts and cut into slices & set aside ⁣ ⁣ + In a large stove pot or insta pot cook pasta of choice based on instruction on container ⁣ ⁣ +Slice in half as many cherry tomatoes as you’d want or need depending on people & place on baking sheet at 350 degrees to bake for 10-12 minutes. You want them to get soft & cooked through ⁣ ⁣ + In a stove pan add 1 garlic clove minced per 2 chicken breasts and add to pan on medium high heat with olive oil and let cook until it browns, then set aside to cool for a few minutes before adding pesto & half & half ⁣ ⁣ +Next spoon 5 tbsp of pesto of choice to pan & 1/2 cup of @organicvalley Half & Half to start. Keep adding as well as garlic salt to taste and thickness ⁣ ⁣ +Then throw in the sliced chicken into the pesto and let it marinate and simmer a bit. Then throw in the tomatoes, cooked & drained pasta, fresh corn & fresh mozzarella on top to melt a bit!⁣ ⁣ +After take tongs and divide up pasta, top with more mozzarella, fresh basil 🌿 & drizzle balsamic dressing on top! ((( I will be showing you how to make mine on insta live in few weeks!!!)❤️ ⁣ ⁣ Enjoy!!! One of my favorite quick throw all together meals, just call me left over queen 😉😂⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #honestgrubhonestfoodie#food52gram #pinterestfood#leftoverqueen #realfoods#realingredients #chickencaprese#chickenpasta #easydinners #stlfoodie#stlfoodblogger#homemadebalsamicvinaigrette#yummydinner #pastadinner

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