Creamy Pesto Chicken Spirals

Creamy Pesto Chicken Spirals - I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made some variation of chicken with pesto. When I marry the two recipes together with a couple of tweaks, I have a rich and satisfying dish that gets the kids eating instead of complaining.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made some variation of chicken with pesto. When I marry the two recipes together with a couple of tweaks, I have a rich and satisfying dish that gets the kids eating instead of complaining.

Creamy Pesto Chicken Spirals

Creamy Pesto Chicken Spirals

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made some variation of chicken with pesto. When I marry the two recipes together with a couple of tweaks, I have a rich and satisfying dish that gets the kids eating instead of complaining.

Ingredients

    For the Pesto
  • 3 cups packed fresh basil leaves
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup pine nuts or sunflower seeds (or skip if you’d like)
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • pinch of salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • ¾ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • For the Cheese Sauce
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 2½ cups milk
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese, grated
  • 8 oz parmesan cheese, shredded
  • ? cup pesto
  • 1 lb lasagna noodles cooked al dente
  • 6 cups cooked chicken meat, shredded (I used white meat, but dark is fine too)
  • 1 cup pesto plus ? cup reserved for sauce
  • 1 lb mozzarella cheese, shredded and divided
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