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Creamy Pesto Pasta

By Raradidi (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A basic pasta recipe for when you are in a hurry.


  • 2-3 tbs green pesto
  • 400g chicken or beef mince or diced salami
  • 2-3 heaped tbs double cream
  • 2tbs butter
  • spinach optional
  • 1 cup chicken stock


  • STEP 1
    Melt the butter over medium heat and add the meat. Fry until browned all over.
  • STEP 2
    Add the pesto and mix well. At this point you may add the spinach in the quantity you wish if you choose to.
  • STEP 3
    Add 2 or 3 tbs double cream depending on your preference. Add the chicken stock as well and give it a good stir. Taste and adjust the salt and add pepper if desired.
  • STEP 4
    Add to the cooked pasta and mix well. You can add cheese either before adding the mix to the pasta or after, it's up to you.
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