• Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 7 Ingredients


The whole family will love this mouth-watering pesto pasta.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2tbs Oil
  • 500g Chicken fillets, diced
  • 250g Mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 Chorizo, diced
  • 300ml Thickened cream
  • 380g Basil pesto sauce
  • 500g Penne homemade pasta


  1. Bring a pot of water to the boil, add pasta and cook till al dente (approx 6-8 mins). Drain.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat a non-stick pot and add 2 tbs of oil, then brown the diced chicken.
  3. Next add the pesto sauce to the chicken and fry for 2mins
  4. Add sliced mushrooms and fry for a further 2 mins
  5. Then add the diced chorizos, fry for a further 1 mins.
  6. Add the cooked pasta to the pot and mix to coat all the pasta.
  7. Finally add the thickened cream to the pasta and mix through

  • I love pesto pasta


  • Sounds perfect, love pesto with my pasta!


  • Pesto and pasta is heaven especially home-made,thanks!


  • this is a great idea! pesto pasta looks great, i bet it tastes great especially when you have made the pasta yourself lol


  • i have a lovely Jar of Pesto waiting for something to mix with, the time is now, i never knew to add stuff just thought you mix it with Pasta.


  • this looks delicious! I really wish I had one of these machines!


  • yum thanks love pesto it will be a big hit in our house


  • Looks good!


  • thanks for sharing


  • Yum looks delicious and easy to make.


  • It would be nice with homemade pesto! delicious!

    • Homemade pesto is easy and good to make-good point-also so tasty.


  • Thanks for sharing this pesto pasta with chicken…looks so yummy and easy to make too. Sure to please everyone!


  • Pesto Pasta… my mouth is drooling. thanks for sharing


  • Basil pesto and chicken were made for each other.


  • This fresh pesto pasta sounds sensational


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