Healthy Whole Grain Pesto Pasta
Pesto Shrimp or Chicken Pasta
1 lb of Shrimp or 3 Thin Sliced Chicken Breasts
1 diced yellow onion
1 diced zucchini
2 diced tomatoes
1/4 cup of pesto
1/2 box of pasta (preferably whole grain)
3 cups of chopped spinach
2 tablespoons of coconut oil
4 cloves of minced garlic
salt, pepper, & Italian herbs
Boil water and cook pasta al dente.
If Shrimp: peel, rinse, and flavor with lemon, salt, & pepper and sauté for 3 minutes.
If Chicken: Spray Pan with cooking spray and bake until thoroughly cook and season to preference and slice in thin slices.
Sautee herb, garlic, zucchini, and onion in coconut oil in a large pan.
Drain pasta when al dente, add contents from the large pan to the pasta. Turn off heat. Add pesto, spinach, and chopped tomatoes. Top with chicken or shrimp and serve immediately.
This recipe serves about 5 people, however is very good reheated. I make it at the beginning of the week and have little portions the next three days. Extremely nutritious and delicious 🙂