love using Gracious Gourmet pestos, spreads, and tapenades for easy to prepare gourmet meals at home! Try this easy to make pasta with Cremini Mushroom Pesto or your favorite Gracious Gourmet pesto. Cremini Mushroom Pesto is loaded with mushrooms plus just the right combination of dill, onions, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. It’s vegan and naturally gluten-free! See our in-store Pappardelle’s Pasta selections too!

6 oz. (dry wt) pasta
3/4 cooked diced chicken
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 jar (7 oz) The Gracious Gourmet Cremini Mushroom Pesto
1-1/2 c cream
2 T grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 c chopped parsley (optional)

Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta cooks, dice chicken and heat it with small amount of olive oil in a non-stick skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in Cremini Mushroom Pesto and cream. Cook 1 minute, or until warm. Drain pasta; stir into chicken, cream and Cremini Mushroom Pesto mixture mattress makers. Add parsley if desired. Divide onto serving plates; top each serving of Chicken Cremini Mushroom Pesto Pasta with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately. Makes 2-3 servings.