This should take around 5 7 minutes.
Austin reed women. Drain reserving 14 cup cooking water. Halve or quarter the tomatoes add to the chicken and give the pan a shake. Stir in the chicken artichokes pesto tomatoes salt and pepper flakes. You only need a handful of ingredients to make it.
Simmer for another 1 2 minutes until the chicken is properly cooked through. Cook over medium 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Reduce heat to medium. Make the pesto 5 minutes tops this is a matter of putting 5 ingredients in a food processor and blitzing until finely chopped then slowly pouring in the oil while it processes until all combined.
Return pasta to pan then add pesto and reserved water and toss to combine. Add chicken spinach and parmesan season and gently toss to combine. Return the pan to the heat and stir in the pesto. Season to taste with a little more salt and pepper.
Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water according to packet directions. Take the pan of the heat then stir in the creme fraiche. Cook 2 3 minutes longer or until heated through. Stir the spinach into the pasta pan then drain reserving a cupful of the starchy cooking water.
In 4 quart saucepan heat penne and broth just to boiling over high heat. Once the chicken is cooked reduce the heat to mediumlow and add in the pesto cream and parmesan cheese. This is one of those recipes thats great for a busy weeknight. Toss to coat evenly.
How to make chicken pesto pasta. Return the pasta beans and spinach to the pan pour in the pesto from the processor and stir together loosening with splashes of cooking water until silky. Cook 1 minute longer. Cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes stirring frequently until al dente and liquid is almost absorbed.
In a large bowl combine pasta chicken sun dried tomatoes and pesto. Bring to a simmer and cook on medium for 2 3 minutes until chicken is just cooked through. Add the pasta to the skillet with the chicken and stir to combine. Its ready in under 20 minutes.
Meanwhile in a large skillet saute mushrooms and red pepper in oil until tender. Cook pasta according to package directions adding asparagus during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Stir in chicken and tomatoes. Divide pasta mixture among bowls scatter over extra.