Skip to content
June 18, 2012 / Food Follower

Pasta with Walnut Pesto, Chicken, and String beans

For my walnut pesto sauce: I blended roughly 2 cups basil with 1/3 cup olive oil, 1/2 cup walnuts, 1/4 cup of grated pecorino romano (parmesan cheese works well here too), and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper. My one word of advice is to add a small ladle-full of pasta water (i.e. the water that you use to cook your pasta in) to your pesto to thin it out.

I cut two grilled chicken breasts and a handful of cooked string beans into bite-sized pieces (roughly the same size as my pasta). I added the chicken, string beans, and pesto sauce to my cooked pasta.

Be prepared to feast your eyes.

4 Comments

Leave a Comment
  1. Villy / Jun 18 2012 3:02 pm

    Delicious! String beans work great with pesto!

  2. Natalia at Hot, Cheap & Easy / Jun 20 2012 6:34 pm

    Ooooh, this is a nice variation to try on my son. thanks!

    • Food Follower / Jun 20 2012 6:48 pm

      No problem. I hope he likes it as much as my parents and I did!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: