Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Chicken Penne Pesto

2/3 c. vegetable stock or chicken broth
2 cloves garlic
1 c. basil leaves
1/3 c. Parmesan cheese
2 Tbs. pine nuts

OR pre-made pesto

chicken, cooked and cubed 
1 box penne pasta, cooked
1 can chopped tomatoes (or chopped fresh tomatoes)

To make pesto:
Simmer broth and garlic cloves until garlic is soft (about 5 min). Use food processor to chop basil, then add broth & garlic, cheese, and pine nuts. Chop finely.

For the rest:
Mix pasta and pesto. Stir in chicken and tomatoes.

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