Avocado Penne Pesto with Grilled Chicken

There were rave reviews all around for this Avocado Penne Pesto with Grilled Chicken! The avocado brings a creaminess and delicious flavor to the sauce and may even be better than traditional pesto!

 

Avocado Penne Pesto with Grilled Chicken

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Category: Entree,Dinner

There were rave reviews all around for this Avocado Penne Pesto with Grilled Chicken! The avocado brings a creaminess and delicious flavor to the sauce and may even be better than traditional pesto!

  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 3/4 c. firmly packed basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • 1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 c. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 12 oz. penne pasta
  • 1/4 c. shaved parmesan cheese (for garish)
  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breasts
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste (for chicken)

 

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