Creamy Pesto Chicken and Broccoli
Create a tantalizing journey through flavors with our Creamy Pesto Chicken and Broccoli recipe. This delightful dish combines tender chicken, vibrant broccoli florets, and a luscious pesto sauce that will have your taste buds dancing with joy. Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight dinner or a special meal to impress your guests, this recipe is sure to hit the spot.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 1/2 cup pesto sauce
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken breasts and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add the broccoli florets and sauté for 3-4 minutes until they start to soften.
- Return the cooked chicken to the skillet with the broccoli.
- Pour in the heavy cream and pesto sauce. Stir well to combine.
- Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the mixture and stir until the sauce thickens and coats the chicken and broccoli.
- Simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes until everything is heated through.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh basil leaves if desired.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Creamy Pesto Chicken and Broccoli is a delicious and comforting dish that combines the richness of pesto and cream with the wholesome goodness of chicken and broccoli. It’s a perfect balance of flavors and textures that will satisfy your cravings.
Nutrition: Calories 480 | Fat 31g | Carbohydrates 7g | Protein 38g
Indulge in the creamy, pesto-infused goodness of this dish. Creamy Pesto Chicken and Broccoli is not just a meal; it’s an experience. Each bite is a harmonious blend of savory chicken, tender broccoli, and the luxurious creaminess of pesto sauce. This recipe will have you savoring every moment and coming back for more. Whether you’re enjoying it with family or savoring it on your own, this dish is a true delight.