One Pot Pesto Chicken Penne | Quick & Easy Pantry Recipe

This one pot pesto chicken penne is a perfect dish for busy weeknights. It’s a quick and easy recipe that’s ready in 30 minutes! It is a yummy combination of penne pasta, seasoned chicken and spinach, mixed in pesto sauce and chicken broth.


• 1 tbsp oil
• 2 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless and sliced into bite-sized cubes)
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 yellow onion (diced)
• 2 garlic cloves (roughly chopped)
• 1 lb dried penne pasta
• 4 cups chicken broth
• 1/2 cup pesto sauce
• 4 cups baby spinach
• 1 cup frozen peas
• fresh lemon juice


Set a saute pan over medium-high heat.
Add oil and heat it.
Add chicken cubes, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
Stir and cook for 8 minutes or until browned.
Once done, remove the chicken cubes and transfer to a bowl.
Set aside.

In the same pan, add some oil.
Add diced yellow onion and saute for 2-3 minutes or until soft.
Add roughly chopped garlic.
Saute for 30 seconds.
Add dried penne pasta and pour chicken broth.
Bring to a boil.
Once it boils, reduce to medium heat.
Stir and cook for 12-14 minutes or until pasta is al dente and liquid has evaporated.
Add pesto sauce and stir to combine.
Add back the cooked chicken cubes in the pan.
Add baby spinach and frozen peas.
Stir and cook until spinach has wilted.
Squeeze juice from a lemon.
Switch off the heat.
Transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

One Pot Pesto Chicken Penne - Quick & Easy Pantry Recipe
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