Creamy Pesto  Chicken Pasta

add basil, pine nuts and lemon juice to a food processor

pulse briefly,  then addParmesan,  salt and pepper

while machine is running, add olive oil, blend until smooth

mince the  garlic cloves

boil pasta al dente  in salted water

heat oil and butter over medium

add chicken

season with  salt and pepper,  cook until  golden brown

remove from skillet

add butter

add garlic, sauté for  1 minute

pour in cream,  bring to a simmer

add chicken

stir in  prepared  pesto

drain the pasta,  reserving 1/4 cup  cooking water

add pasta,  Parmesan  and a splash cooking water,  stir to combine