|Bow Tie Pasta||1 16oz package|
|Hot chile paste||1 tablespoon|
|Olive oil||3 tablespoons|
|Parmesan cheese||1/2 cup, grated|
|Cilantro||1/2 cup, chopped|
|Basil pesto||6 tablespoons|
|Chicken breast halves||1 pound, skinless/boneless|
15 minutes to prepare, 25 minutes to cook, ready in 40 minutes
This spicy dish adds cheese and olive oil for a hint of cream, and a savory flavor. Fresh basil pesto pairs wonderfully with traditional pasta and fresh chicken. Leftovers save quite well and make great meals for the week! Top with fresh grated parmesan and ground pepper.
Step 1: Boil large pot of water and cook bow tie pasta for approximately 8 minutes, to be served al dente
Step 2: Heat olive oil using skillet
Step 3: Mix in chicken and chile paste
Step 4: Cook for approximately 10 minutes, making sure to stir dish
Step 5: Add cooked bow tie pasta, basil pesto, cheese, and cilantro
Step 6: Let dish cook until heated evenly
This dish is equal parts spicy and savory, with the addition of chile paste and creamy basil mayo.