• Serves: 2 people
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Italian

    Chicken Pesto Pasta

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    2 chicken fillets

    1 tablespoon basil pesto

    1 tablespoon light cream cheese

    1 yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped

    1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped

    100g wholewheat pasta (any shape)

    2 garlic cloves, crushed

    Food Staples:

    1 tablespoon rapeseed oil

    Method

    Place wholewheat pasta in a pot of boiling water and cook for approximately 9-10 minutes until soft

    Cut chicken fillets into strips

    Place tablespoon of rapeseed oil in a wok / pan and add chicken strips.

    Cook until cooked through for approximately 6-8 minutes

    Reduce heat and add basil pesto to the chicken, add cream cheese and stir through

    Allow cream cheese to melt making a creamy sauce

    Add sliced peppers and stir for a few minutes until tender

    Serve pesto chicken mixture with wholewheat pasta