Grilled Chicken and Penne with Walnut Pesto Sauce

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1 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 c Walnut pieces
1 ts garlic; chopped
1 ts Grated Parmesan cheese
2 6-oz boneless chicken
1 ts Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 c penne; Pre-cooked (al dente)
3/4 c basil leaves; Pre-washed
salt and pepper; to taste
1/2 c tomato; Diced
1/2 c Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Original recipe makes 2



Toast the walnut pieces in a 350? oven for 8 minutes or until brown. Place in a blender with the basil, cheese, garlic, olive oil and salt and pepper. Turn on the blender and process until you have a smooth paste. Take the brush and lightly coat the chicken with a little pesto. Place it on a pre-heated grill and cook for 6 minutes. Turn over and cook for an additional 4 minutes. Place the skillet over moderate heat, add the pasta, spoon the remaining pesto and toss well. Spoon the hot pasta on two pre-heated serving plate, slice chicken breasts and fan over top. Drizzle 1 tsp olive oil and 1 tsp Parmesan cheese over each plate. Garnish with a fresh basil sprig and serve. Recipe by: Colavita and California Walnuts Posted to EAT-L Digest by The Taillons on Nov 29, 1997

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