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for 4 persons Ingredients

  • 2 Cups of Cut and Cooked Free Range Chicken
  • 1 Packet of Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • ¼ Cup Sun-dried Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  • ½ Cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 Tbsp Flora Margarine
  • 2 Cups Chopped Courgette
  • 1 ½ Cups Sliced Red Bell Peppers or Yellow Bell Peppers (or both)

Preparation (for 4 portions)

for pesto pasta with free range chicken, courgette & peppers

  1. Fill a pot with water, add a tablespoon of salt to the water and put it on the boil.
  2. Place your garlic clove, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, parsley and 2 tablespoons of Flora Margarine into a blender. Blend the ingredients until the have a smooth consistency.
  3. Start warming up a pan to a medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of Flora Margarine and allow it to melt evenly. Add the chopped courgette and stir it around the pan for 2 minutes. Add your peppers to the pan and stir for another 3 minutes.
  4. Remove your pasta from the pot once it is done and toss it around in a serving bowl with the cooked vegetables, cooked free range chicken and your fresh pesto.

Tip: You really can’t go wrong with this tasty surprise. Packed with diverse flavours and protein-packed ingredients, it is just one of those dishes that your family will be talking about for weeks to come.

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