La Madeleine Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe


La Madeleine Chicken Pesto Pasta is a delicious and comforting dish that combines tender chicken, flavorful pesto, and al dente pasta. This recipe is perfect for a cozy dinner at home or a gathering with friends and family. The creamy pesto sauce coats the pasta beautifully, creating a dish that is both satisfying and full of flavor.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup store-bought or homemade pesto sauce
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions: How to Cook La Madeleine Chicken Pesto Pasta

  1. Cook the penne pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces and season with salt and pepper. Cook until the chicken is browned and cooked through, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the pesto sauce to the skillet. Stir to coat the chicken evenly.
  4. Pour in the heavy cream and stir well to combine. Let the sauce simmer for 2-3 minutes until slightly thickened.
  5. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet and toss to coat the pasta with the sauce.
  6. Sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese over the pasta and stir to combine.
  7. Remove the skillet from heat and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  8. Serve the La Madeleine Chicken Pesto Pasta hot and enjoy!
La Madeleine Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe