Thursday, January 14, 2016

Creamy chicken and spinach pasta



 

Serves : 4
 Syns  :  2 

Ingredients:
  • 225g Pasta (dry weight)
  • 2 Chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 Lean smoked bacon medallions
  • 2 Tbsps tomato puree
  • 2 Crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 Beef stock cube
  • 1 Tbsp Light Pesto (or herb mix equivilant)
  • A huge bag of spinach
  • 1 Onion, finely diced
  • Half a pack of mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 Light cheese triangles
  • 200mls boiling water

Method

 1: Put the pasta on to boil. Heat a large wok or pan with some frylight and add the onion, mushrooms, bacon and brown. Once browned, add the chicken.

 2: Once the chicken is almost cooked, throw in the spinach and garlic. When the spinach is wilted, add the puree, pesto, oxo cube and mix until it forms a paste around the ingredients. 


 3: Add the water and reduce for about 10 minutes. Finally, add the cheese triangles and mix it up until those are melted. 

 4: Drain the pasta and add to the sauce .

Serve with a little cheese and if you have any, sprinkle with some basil. This is really tasty and moreish and above all, healthy and totally filling. 



 

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