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8 Quick And Easy Dinners Loaded With Pesto

Keep pesto in your pantry or freezer, and great meals are just minutes away.

1. Teena's Spicy Pesto Chicken and Pasta | Ready in 40 minutes

Rave Review: "Killer pasta took it to a friend's BBQ, and was kinda embarrassed that it took center stage over everything she had prepared for her party. This recipe needs no adjusting, it's perfect." — J. Shelby

Teena's Spicy Pesto Chicken and Pasta

Photo by chibi chef

2. Pesto Zoodles | Ready in 20 minutes

Rave Review: "Perfect meal for those busy nights when you need something healthy, filling and quick." Buckwheat Queen

Pesto Zoodles

Photo by Molly

3. Spinach Pesto Chicken Breasts | Ready in 55 minutes

Rave Review: "This was so easy to make and very tasty too." — Brandon Granado

Pesto Chicken

Photo by Meredith

4. Pesto-Stuffed Grilled Portobellos | Ready in 40 minutes

Rave Review: "This was so delicious! ... Near the end, I sprinkled with the grated Italian cheeses. Mouth-watering!" — AppleKrisp

Pesto-Stuffed Grilled Portobellos

Photo by LilSnoo

5.  Goat Cheese Arugula Pizza - No Red Sauce! | Ready in 20 minutes

Rave Review: "This pizza is absolutely delicious! It's so easy and quick to prepare, but you feel like you're eating gourmet when you eat it." — annabarnes

Goat Cheese Arugula Pizza - No Red Sauce!

Photo by Josephine Roeper

6. Poached Eggs Caprese | Ready in 20 minutes

Rave Review: "Loved it! This is a definite make-again!" — Cynthia Ross

Poached Eggs Caprese

Photo by Cynthia Ross

7. Pesto Pasta Caprese Salad | Ready in 20 minutes

Rave Review: "Super simple, yet hugely popular at my house. During a season of hot weather, I make a huge batch of this in the morning and it lasted for days, and still tastes wonderful." — PAMFENWAY

Pesto Pasta Caprese Salad

Photo by Molly

8. Creamy Pesto Shrimp | Ready in 30 minutes

Rave Review: "Oh my gosh, I can NOT say enough about this recipe!! It was AWESOME and so easy!" — Jill

Creamy Pesto Shrimp

Photo by mika707

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