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Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad
1 (16 ounce) package pasta, bow tie or penne
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
crushed red pepper flakes to taste
1/3 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
1/2-3/4 jar pesto sauce depending on preference
Feta Cheese


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and the sun dried tomatoes and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic and Scallions. Cook Chicken in separate pan and Season with red pepper flakes Cook until chicken is golden....add Sauted garlic and scallions. In a large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto. Add Feta and Toss to coat evenly.

*you can substitute Cherry tomatoes for sun dried tomatoes. Halve the cherry tomatoes and just add them at the end with the feta.

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Recipe Origin: United States
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New Hampshire
United States
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