Print Options:

Pesto Tortellini with Shredded Garlic Chicken

Yields1 Serving

Img 1749 Coy

For the Pesto:
 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
 2 cloves garlic
 1/4 cup pine nuts
 2/3 cup Tantillo California Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
 Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino cheese
For the Chicken:
 1 lb chicken breast tenderloin
 2 tsp salt free garlic and herb seasoning
 1 tsp garlic salt
 1 tsp black pepper
 2 tbsp Tantillo California Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1.5 lbs cheese tortellini
1

Combine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped.

2

Add 1/2 cup of the Tantillo California Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and process until fully incorporated and smooth.

3

Season with salt and pepper. Add all the remaining Tantillo California Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and pulse until smooth.

4

Transfer the pesto to a large serving bowl and mix in the cheese. Set aside.

5

Cook tortellini according to directions.

6

Season each tenderloin with the salt free garlic seasoning, garlic salt and black pepper.

7

Coat pan with Tantillo California Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

8

Cook chicken on medium heat until cooked through.

9

Set aside and shred each piece with a fork.

10

Toss the pesto, tortellini and shredded chicken together. Buon Appetito!

Take 15% Off Your Next Order!

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and special offers from Tantillo Foods including our frequent sales to upgrade your pantry. We'll never spam you or share your information with third parties.

You are now subscribed. Use checkout code "signup15off" to take 15% & free shipping off your next order!