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Pesto Chicken Tortellini with Spring Veggies

Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4 People


  • 9-12 oz Fresh Cheese Tortellini Normally found near the hummus and cheese.
  • 1 cup Chopped asparagus
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes I found some beautiful tricolored tomatoes but the regular work just the same.
  • 9 oz Pre-cooked chicken strips
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup Pesto sauce I used jar but I suggest using fresh
  • Salt, pepper and season salt


  • Place pan on stove and heat to high heat. Once hot, add 1 tbsp of olive oil and drop asparagus in the pan. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Bring a pot of water to a boil and drop in tortellini. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • While the tortellini is cooking, add the chicken and tomatoes to the asparagus. Season with salt, pepper and season salt.
  • Once cooked, add tortellini and 1/2 cup of the water it was cooked in, to the chicken/veggie mixture. Then add pesto sauce and mix.
  • Turn off heat and serve immediately.