Amber & Brooks In The Kitchen: Pesto Chicken Alfredo With Stuffed Shells

Tuesday, September 10th 2019, 5:31 pm
By: Ashley Izbicki

Amber and Brooks from KVOO's morning show are back and today we are making Chicken Pesto Alfredo with Stuffed Shells!

  • 1/2Cup Butter
  • 1 1/2Cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 2Teaspoons Garlic Minced
  • 1/2Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/3 Cup Basil Pesto
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 2Cups Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 4 Baked Chicken Breasts Cut into Cubes
  • Jumbo Pasta Shells


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Boil pasta shells, strain and toss in a bit of olive oil to keep from sticking and set aside. Add the butter and onion to large skillet and saute’ until onions are transparent. Add heavy cream and simmer over low heat for 2-3 minutes. Whisk in the garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Simmer for another 2-3 minutes. Whisk in 1.5 cups of the parmesan cheese until melted. Add basil pesto and cubed chicken and stir until well combined. Spoon the chicken Alfredo mixture into pasta shells and line Pyrex baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining ½ cup of parmesan and bake for 15 minutes.