Honey-mustard chicken pasta

Honey-mustard chicken pasta

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
This tasty pasta dish is a great way of using up your leftover chicken

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal450
  • fat11g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs62g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre3g
  • protein31g
  • salt0.55g
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  • 300g farfalle or other pasta shape
  • 3 tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise (use full-fat if you prefer)
  • 1 heaped tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • 300g cooked chicken, torn into rough pieces



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  • small bunch basil, leaves roughly torn



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  • 4 tomatoes, quartered, then each chunk halved



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  1. Boil the pasta, then cool under running water. Mix the mayo, mustard and honey in a large bowl and loosen with a little water to make a dressing the consistency of double cream. Add the pasta, chicken, onions, basil and tomatoes, season to taste, then gently mix together.

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20th Aug, 2008
I made this, put it in a tupperware and took to the beach instead of the usual sandwiches - lovely.
20th Aug, 2008
ideal for using leftover roast chicken - agree with others that need to do more sauce than in the recipe or would be too dry.
13th Aug, 2008
sorry jane.....have just seen nutritional info...well done Good Food I am a fan forever
13th Aug, 2008
Love this recipe Jane, and note that you specify low fat mayo........could you take this a stage further and print calorie and fat content per 100 grams.................this would so help us foodie fans trying to eat well and healthily, enjoy your recipes, magazine and web site. thanks for tips, recipes and all advice Chrissy
4th Aug, 2008
Good for using up leftovers but wouldn't get the ingredients in especially
4th Aug, 2008
Really lovely pasta salad. Great success. Will make again for sure
1st Aug, 2008
Will try with roasted peppers. Agree with sauce comment - more required. Good weekday meal though.
1st Aug, 2008
Thought this was a good mid-week meal but had to make more sauce as my partner felt it was a little dry.
30th Jul, 2008
I added some red pepper through this and it was a definate success, a lovely light summer time pasta.


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