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Creamy pesto & chicken pasta salad

Creamy pesto & chicken pasta salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 1

If you need a quick boost of carbohydrates, try this filling and nutritionally-balanced pasta salad

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal600
fat15g
saturates4g
carbs68g
sugars7g
fibre4g
protein47g
low insalt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 85g pasta shapes
  • ½ red pepper , chopped
  • handful halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cooked chicken breast, sliced
  • 1 tbsp basil pesto
  • 2 tbsp low-fat crème fraîche

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the pasta following pack instructions. Meanwhile, mix the red pepper with the cherry tomatoes and chicken. Mix the pesto and crème fraîche. Drain the pasta, then stir it through. Toss through the veg and chicken and eat immediately, or pack into a container for lunch.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2012

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