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Annabel’s Ultimate Chicken Pesto Pasta

Annabel’s Ultimate Chicken Pesto Pasta

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(538 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

25 min

Cuisine

Italian

Family favourite alert! The combination of pesto, soy, balsamic and sweet cherry tomatoes packs a real flavour punch in this pasta dish. We promise you’ll be adding this recipe to your repertoire for future teatime triumphs.

Prep Time

25 min

Cuisine

Italian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Onion
1 brown onion
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
Soy-sauce-sachet
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml) †
British diced chicken 2
250g British diced chicken breast
Cherry-tomatoes
250g cherry tomatoes
Rennet-Free-parmesan
40g Italian hard cheese †
Fussilloni Pasta
150g fusilloni pasta
Classic nut pesto pot
45g classic nut pesto †
Balsamic-vinegar
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 250g British diced chicken breast
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 40g Italian hard cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 150g fusilloni pasta
  • 1 classic nut pesto pot (45g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 603 kJ
143 kcal
2544 kJ
602 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.1 g
1.1 g
17.1 g
4.8 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
16.5 g
2.4 g
69.5 g
10.1 g
Fibre 1.2 g 5.2 g
Protein 10.7 g 45.1 g
Salt 0.43 g 1.8 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 brown onion
brown onion
1 garlic clove
garlic
1 soy sauce sachet (8g)
water, soy bean, wheat (gluten), salt, alcohol (ethanol)
250g British diced chicken breast
chicken breast fillet (100%)
250g cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
40g Italian hard cheese
pasteurised cows milk, salt, vegetable rennet, starter, calcium chloride (e509)
150g fusilloni pasta
durum wheat semolina (gluten)
1 classic nut pesto pot (45g)
sunflower seed oil, Italian basil (36%), cashew nut, Grana Padano PDO cheese (milk, egg), glucose, Pecorino Romano PDO cheese (milk), sea salt, crushed pine kernels, extra virgin olive oil, whey protein (milk), flavourings, potato flakes, spices, acidity regulator: lactic acid; antioxidant: rosemary extract.
1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)
wine vinegar, concentrated grape must, potassium metabisulphite (sulphites)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, soya, milk, egg, nut, sulphites)

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.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Annabel’s Ultimate Chicken Pesto Pasta

Boil a kettle

Add the fusilloni pasta to a pot of boiled water with a large pinch of salt and bring to the boil over a high heat

Cook the fusilloni for 12-14 min or until cooked with a slight bite

Once done, drain the fusilloni, reserving a cup of the starchy pasta water 

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Meanwhile, peel and finely slice the brown onion[s]

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic 

 

 

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Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of olive oil over a medium heat

Once hot, add the sliced onion with a pinch of salt and cook for 5-6 min or until softened

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Meanwhile, cut the cherry tomatoes in half

 

 

 

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Once softened, add the garlic and diced chicken to the onion and cook for 4-5 min or until the chicken is cooked through

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Add the chopped cherry tomatoes to the pan and cook for 2 min, stirring gently until warmed through

Meanwhile, grate the Italian hard cheese 

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Add the drained pasta to the pan with the pesto, soy sauce and balsamic vinegar and give everything a good old mix up 

Cook for 1-2 min or until the sauce begins to stick to the pasta

Tip: add a small splash of starchy pasta water if you want to loosen the sauce a little!

Season with a generous pinch of salt and pepper 

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Serve the chicken pesto pasta topped with the grated Italian hard cheese

Enjoy! 

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