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Basil Pesto Chicken and Wholemeal Pasta
Basil Pesto Chicken and Wholemeal Pasta
Recipe type: Lunch, Dinner
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Freezes well, great for lunch or dinner, will keep in airtight container for 3 days in the fridge.
  • ½ cup sundried tomatoes
  • 500gms cooked shredded chicken (I like to buy cooked roast chickens as they shred really well but you can bake your own)
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup wholemeal pasta, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 2 tbs basil pesto
  • grated parmesan and basil leaves to top
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Mix the cooked shredded chicken breasts and 1 tbsp of pesto in a the pan, season generously with salt and a dash of pepper, sauté until fragrant and warm.
  2. Add the sundried tomatoes and continue to sauté for another minute.
  3. Add the cooked pasta, baby spinach and another 1 tbsp of pesto and sauté until mixed through.
  4. Dress with fresh basil and parmesan to taste.
  5. You may serve this warm or cold.
Recipe by Eat Pray Workout at