Pesto Chicken Caprese Pasta

This Pesto Chicken Caprese Pasta is perfect for your next food prep session. It can be made ahead of time for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner that can be eaten warm or cold!

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  • 1.5 cups uncooked pasta (i use elbow noodles)
  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped into small, bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 34 Tablespoons pesto
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella, cut into bite-sized pieces (or by the small balls & cut in half)


Cook pasta according to package directions.

Heat oil in a large pan. Add garlic, onion, tomatoes and chicken and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Add cooked pasta, pesto and mozzarella. Stir to combine.


Use your favorite pasta shape!

To make this even easier you could use pre-cooked chicken sausage.

Serve warm or cold.