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Chicken Pesto Tortellini

Chicken Pesto Tortellini is a family favorite meal. You can have this easy chicken pasta dish on your dinner table in under 30 minutes. 

This post is sponsored by DeLallo. 
When 5:00 hits and I need an easy dinner recipe that my boys will love, I know I can always turn to this Chicken Pesto Tortellini. It is one of their all-time favorite meals. There are always big cheers when this easy pasta dish is on the dinner table.
You are going to cheer too after you make this tortellini too because you only need six ingredients and you can make it in under 30 minutes. It is the perfect weeknight meal!

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"description":"You only need six ingredients to make this easy and cheesy chicken tortellini dinner. It is a family favorite!",
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"1 tablespoon DeLallo olive oil",
"12 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces",
"1 cup halved grape tomatoes",
"1/4 cup chopped basil",
"Salt and black pepper, to taste"
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"Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Follow package directions and cook tortellini for about 14 minutes. When finished cooking, drain the tortellini in a colander.Meanwhile, cook the chicken. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the chicken to the pan and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is browned and just cooked through, 4-5 minutes.Pour the tortellini in a large bowl. Add cooked chicken pieces and tomatoes. Gently stir in the basil pesto, stirring until the tortellini, chicken, and tomatoes are well coated with the pesto. Add the freshly chopped basil and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Serve.Note-If you want a vegetarian dish, you can leave out the chicken."