Red Pesto Cheese Pasta. The same thing applies to the type of pesto used: I put dairy-free pesto but any red pesto will do the trick. The other day I needed to make a quick and easy lunch without much fuss. I had some pesto and cream cheese in the fridge so I thought of mixing them together to make milder pesto sauce.
This is a deliciously creamy Philly pasta dish, but one that would horrify an Italian (Italians generally never eat chicken with pasta). I'm still going to keep cooking it, though, as I love this chicken and Philadelphia pasta. For me, it's the perfect after-work midweek comfort food. You can have Red Pesto Cheese Pasta using 9 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Red Pesto Cheese Pasta
- Prepare of Red pesto cheese, grated, as much as you like.
- Prepare 250 gr of spaghetti (or your favourite pasta).
- Prepare of Zucchini.
- Prepare of Paprika.
- Prepare of Chicken.
- It’s 2 of garlic, diced.
- Prepare of Ground pepper.
- You need of Salt.
- You need 3 tsp of olive oil.
I find it so quick and easy to make that it's great way of serving a delicious. For the pasta with roasted red peppers and goat cheese. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large, heavy skillet.
Red Pesto Cheese Pasta step by step
- Grate the red pesto cheese. Set aside..
- Chop vegetables and chicken. Season them with salt and paper. Grill..
- Cook your favourite pasta as per instruction in the package. Set aside..
- Heat olive oil on a pan and add garlic when it's turned gold. Add in pasta, salt, and pepper. Saute for a bit..
- Fill your plate with the pasta. Stack the chicken and the grilled vegetables on top. Sprinkle it with the red pesto cheese and be generous!.
- Enjoy 😉.
Add the sliced roasted peppers, and stir together for about a minute until well infused with the oil and garlic. I made this according to instructions, and while a good basic pesto pasta recipe, there was something missing. I then added the pasta to the pan and mixed well, serving right out of the frying pan. Let's talk less about the pasta and more about the pesto – after all that's what makes this red pesto pasta special 🙂 Pesto has as interestingly long history – in various guises it can trace its roots back to the Ancient Roman age. The word pesto comes from the original Genoesepestâ, and it means to pound or crush.