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Pesto mash with garlic chicken

By vbtrek (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
From the "British Potato Council"


  • 700g (1lb 9oz) potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 150 ml (1/4pt) milk
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • green pesto
  • freshly ground black pepper


  • STEP 1
    Boil the potatoes in a saucepan with the lid on, simmer for 20 minutes or until tender.
  • STEP 2
    Meanwhile, cut the chicken breasts in half lengthways and fry in a non-stick pan with 2 cloves of crushed garlic and a seasoning of freshly ground black pepper.
  • STEP 3
    Drain the potatoes and return to the pan. In another pan bring the milk to the boil. Pour the milk over the potatoes and mash until smooth.
  • STEP 4
    Stir 2 tsps of pesto into the potato and serve immediately with the cooked chicken.
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