Black & Bleu Chicken Thighs with Greek Freak Pesto Pasta and Roasted Tomatoes

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Steam 10 mins
  • Total 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

TIP: If you like your chicken thighs more crispy, cook for an additional 5 minutes.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy
  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy, Wheat

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  • 1 ½ cups rigatoni or penne
  • 3 cups water


  • 4-6 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless (approx. 3 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Spiceology Black & Bleu
  • 4-6 ounces tomatoes, cherry or larger

For serving:

  • 6 ounces pesto, store bought or homemade
  • 3 tablespoons Spiceology Greek Freak seasoning
  • Parmesan, for garnish


  • 2 medium bowls
  • Blender
  • Silicone Tipped Spatula
  • Step 1

    Place all Level 1 ingredients in the pot and stir to combine. 

  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, toss the chicken thighs with olive oil and Spiceology Black & Bleu seasoning.

  • Step 3

    Pull out the legs on the Crisper Tray, then place the tray in the elevated position in the pot. Place the chicken thighs on the tray.

  • Step 4

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch™ to RAPID COOKER. Select SPEEDI MEALS, set temperature to 390°F, and set time for 15 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will steam for approx. 10 minutes before crisping).

  • Step 5

    Halfway through cooking, open the unit and flip the chicken thighs. Add the tomatoes to the tray and close lid to continue cooking. 

  • Step 6

    While the food is cooking, in a small bowl combine the pesto and Greek Freak seasoning.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, use silicone-tipped tongs to grab the center handle and remove the tray from the unit. Stir the pesto mixture into the pasta.

  • Step 8

    Serve the pasta with the chicken thighs and roasted tomatoes. Top with parmesan, as desired.