Grab a pot and pan, because this creamy pasta comes together in no time. You'll add spinach for extra goodness, and finish with Italian hard cheese to serve. Sizzle, stir, done!
Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake
|Typical Values||per 100g||per serving|
of which saturates
of which sugars
|Fibre||1 g||3.3 g|
|Protein||14 g||46.2 g|
|Salt||1.09 g||3.61 g|
In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.
Before you begin...
Get all your ingredients and equipment ready
Skim through these steps
Wash your fruit and veg
Note: Equipment and pan sizes vary. Make sure you cook food thoroughly (even if it takes you a little longer than 10 mins)
Now, let's get started!
Boil a kettle
Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat
Once hot, add the diced chicken with a pinch of pepper and cook for 8 min or until browned
Meanwhile, add the quick cook fusilli to a pot with plenty of boiled water and a large pinch of salt, then bring to the boil over a high heat
Cook the pasta for just 2-3 min (it will keep cooking in the sauce later!)
Once done, drain the fusilli, reserving a cup of the starchy pasta water
Once the chicken has browned, wash then add the spinach to the pan and cook for 1 min or until starting to wilt
Add the soft cheese, classic basil nut pesto and Knorr chicken stock cube[s] to the pan with a splash of the starchy cooking water
Give everything a good mix up
Add the drained fusilli to the pan and cook for 1-2 min further or until the chicken is cooked through (no pink meat!) and the pasta is cooked with a slight bite
Remove the pan from the heat and stir half the grated Italian hard cheese through the pasta and season with a generous pinch of pepper – this is your creamy pesto chicken & spinach fusilli
Set the creamy pesto chicken & spinach fusilli in the centre of the table, ready to share
Top with the remaining grated Italian hard cheese and let everyone dig in