I know you’ve been there.
Another night…another dinner to cook…and you’re staring at some boneless, skinless chicken breasts in your refrigerator – just waiting to be cooked!
But you’re tired of the same ol’ recipes, right? Well – today’s recipe for Pesto Chicken over Sautéed Cannellini Beans is a delicious way to change things up!
We came up with this recipe on one of ‘those’ nights! We weren’t planning to try any new recipes to feature here on A Family Feast and we hadn’t gone to the grocery store in a few days. We just wanted a quick and delicious dinner using ingredients we had on hand in our kitchen!
So my husband Jack started rummaging around the refrigerator (where he found some lemons and a green bell pepper), as well as the freezer (he found some pesto that we had frozen at the end of the summer) and a few cans of cannellini beans in the cupboard. A few additional ingredients later – and magic was created in the form of this delicious dish!
Tender, bite-sized pieces of chicken are sautéed with peppers and onions and then combined with sautéed cannellini beans, pesto, toasted pine nuts and additional pesto – creating a wonderful, creamy sauce with just a touch of crunch thanks to the nuts! Then a final drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a sprinkle of parmesan finishes things off!
Served with a salad, this pesto chicken over sautéed cannellini beans is a hearty, lower-carb and super-delicious alternative to the same ol’ same ol’ you’ve been eating for dinner!
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