Introduction: Easy Chicken Veggie With Pesto

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Very healthy homemade Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry with Pesto is a delicious lunch or dinner idea, full of wonderful ingredients. What I love most about this recipe is that it is so easy to make, all you need is some cutting and chopping, a bit of frying, and your meal is served!

Beautiful texture, rich flavor, and colorful! You have to try it!


  • 60g rice
  • 1 red onion
  • 100g chicken breasts
  • 25g bacon
  • 150g agaricus mushrooms
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 4 olives
  • 50g pesto sauce
  • a pinch of salt
  • a pinch of pepper
  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil

(2 servings)

Step 2: RICE

1. Place the rice into the water and cook it on medium high heat until boiling. Lower the heat, and let it cook for about 15 minutes.

Step 3: CUT

2. Cut into small pieces all the ingredients: chicken breast (skinless and boneless), red onion, bacon, agaricus mushrooms, red pepper and olives

Step 4: STIR FRY 1

3. Put a skillet on high heat, and when it is warm, add 1 tbsp of grapeseed oil.

4. Start with red onion, than add chicken meat – cook and stir it on medium high heat. Season it with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Step 5: STIR FRY 2

5. Add bacon and mushrooms, mix them together with red onion and chicken meat. Lower the heat and use cover for few minutes.

Step 6: STIR FRY 3

6. Remove the cover, add red pepper, olives and pesto. Stir it well and let it cook for few more minutes, so these ingredients are left half raw.

Step 7: SERVE

7. Serve it with rice. You can mix it together, or serve it separately. Have a nice meal!

NUTRITION FACTS (per 1 serving):

  • Calories …………… 431 kcal
  • Protein …………….. 25 g
  • Total Carbs ………… 31 g
  • Total Fat …………… 30 g