Recipe created by Cristina Ferrare
Try this delicious pasta dish from Cristina Ferrare. It's the perfect solution for when you have leftover chicken.
Ingredients
  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 4 cups Italian parsley springs
  • 4 large cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup diced Roasted Chicken
  • 1 cucumber , peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1/4 cup roasted pine nuts
  • 1/2 lemon , juiced
  • Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/2 pound farfalle pasta
  • Handful pomegranate seeds
Directions
To prepare the pesto: Chop basil, parsley and garlic in a food processor. Slowly add olive oil and keep chopping. Add salt.

To prepare the chicken mixture and final dish: Place Roasted Chicken, cucumber, pine nuts, 1 Tbsp. of pesto and olives in a bowl and mix together. Cook pasta until al dente. Add 2 tablespoons of pesto to the pasta and mix well. Top off with 2 cups of mixed greens and the juice of 1/2 a lemon. Add the chicken mixture to pasta and toss. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and pomegranate seeds
FROM: Oprah's Favorite New Gadget
Published on October 24, 2008

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