Creamy Basil Chicken Pasta is a combination of fresh basil, chicken, and asparagus with a bit of creaminess. Here, I have tossed it with some gluten free sweet potato noodles, but it works well on any kind of pasta!Jump to Recipe
Living in an urban setting as I do, I no longer have a garden. (Boo.) You can be darn sure, though, that I found a tiny patch of ground for a basil plant. I just love the aroma, and the freshness that it adds to any summer dish.
You probably know by now that I also love pesto. (See my AIP Pesto recipe.) This dish combines sort of that pesto-y taste with creamy chicken and asparagus.
When I serve this in my house, my family has it over regular pasta while I enjoy it with sweet potato noodles. You could also serve this sauce over zoodles, or maybe cauliflower rice. Whatever. I encourage you to experiment in your kitchen!
About those noodles…
Did you know that there is actual pasta out there that AIPers can have??? Yes, my friends. Try sweet potato noodles, made with only sweet potato starch. These noodles are also called glass noodles because when you cook them, they become transparent. They’re a little bit weird in that regard, but when you’ve been on this diet as long as I have, anything that reminds you of real pasta is a joy. A joy, I tell you.
One last comment. It is really handy to have a mini food processor in your house. (Yes, I talk about this all the time!) I use mine for pesto, sauces, dips, dressings, etc. And just to add some fun to my kitchen, mine is bright yellow. 😀
Wishing you love and healing!
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Just made this and it’s so delicious! Thank you!
Hi, Cathy! Thanks! I’m so glad you like it as much as we do! And thank you for taking the time to write. 🙂
I would LOVE to try this recipe it sounds great paired with some AIP sweet potato gnocchi. Have you ever had this, it was a revelation for me. I found a recipe for it on Heal Me Delicious run by Nicole. 🙂
Oooo, sounds lovely! It might also be good with my cauliflower gnocchi! 🙂