Valentine's Day Date Night Dinner

Valentine’s Day Date Night Dinner Recipe

Wanting to stay in and be cozy this year for V-Day? We have got the perfect dish to make! Who loves pesto + pasta? WE DO! This is an easy and affordable way to have a romantic date night in. Below is the recipe!

Garlic Pesto Chicken Pasta

Serves: 4 Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

2 Chicken breasts

¾ cup cherry tomatoes

2 tbsp minced garlic

¼ cup pesto

3 cups penne pasta. Cooked + drained

½ tbsp black pepper

½ tbsp pink Himalayan salt

1 tbsp olive oil ¾ cup heavy whipping cream

½ cup Parmesan cheese. Grated.

Basil - to garnish

Parmesan - to garnish


Preparation:

  1. Heat the oil in a pan over high heat. Combine the chicken, garlic, salt, and pepper, cooking until chicken is browned.
  2. Then, mix in the heavy cream, Parmesan, and pesto, stirring until evenly combined.
  3. Next, bring to a boil and cook until the sauce has reduced, about five to seven minutes.
  4. Toss in the pasta and cherry tomatoes, stirring until evenly coated. Remove from heat.
  5. To serve, sprinkle Parmesan cheese and basil on top!
  6. Enjoy!