Guru's Cilantro Lime Pesto Pasta

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves (do not include stems)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sliced, toasted almonds
  • 3 tablespoons chopped, fresh garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup shredded asiago, plus 1/2 cup shredded
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 8 cups linguini pasta, cooked al dente
  • 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
  • 4 cups pesto sauce
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomato, sliced julienned
Directions

Using a blender, mix together the cilantro, olive oil, almonds, garlic, lime juice, 1/2 cup asiago, salt and chicken broth on low speed for 2 minutes. Set aside. In large saucepan combine pasta, cooked chicken and sauce. Heat over medium heat for 2 minutes. Pour into serving bowls. Top with remaining asiago and sun-dried tomatoes.


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