2organic chicken breasts(grilled, or cooked to your preferred method)
1cupsundried tomatoes(preserved in olive oil)
red chili flakes
Cook pasta according to instructions. Once cooked, rinse with cold water and set aside to cool.
Add the basil pesto ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth. Adjust salt, pepper, and lemon juice based on preference.
Once cherry tomatoes are sliced, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet on medium heat. Once hot, add the sliced cherry tomatoes and 2 crushed garlic cloves. Sauté, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes blister. Set aside.
Chicken Pasta Salad
Chop the sundried tomatoes, fresh basil, and cooked chicken.
In a large bowl, toss the cooked and cooled pasta with the pesto. Add the chicken, blistered tomatoes, sundried tomatoes, basil, peas, ground pepper and chili flakes. Toss to combine.