A healthy bowl of chicken pesto pasta for two.

Ingredients

Serves: 2

  • 2 chicken fillets
  • 1 tbsp basil pesto
  • 1 tbsp light cream cheese
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 100g wholewheat pasta (any shape)
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 

Method

  1. Place wholewheat pasta in a pot of boiling water and cook for approximately 9-10 minutes until soft
  2. Cut chicken fillets into strips
  3. Place tablespoon of rapeseed oil in a wok/pan and add garlic and chicken strips
  4. Cook for approximately 6-8 minutes until cooked through 
  5. Reduce heat and add basil pesto to the chicken, add cream cheese and stir through
  6.  Allow cream cheese to melt making a creamy sauce
  7. Add sliced peppers and stir for a few minutes until tender 
  8. Serve pesto chicken mixture with wholewheat pasta