Saturday, 27 September 2014
CHICKEN PESTO PASTA
with sundried tomatoes and spinach
1 kg chicken breast fillets, diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
900 mls thickened cream
3 tablespoons basil pesto
100 grams sundried tomatoes, roughly chopped
100 grams spinach
salt and pepper to taste
500 grams pasta, (your choice)
cook pasta according to directions on packet.
wilt the spinach in a colander over the pasta pot, set aside.
in a large frypan, on a medium heat, lightly cook chicken. dont brown it. set aside.
lightly cook the sundried tomatoes, set aside.
saute the garlic then add chicken back into pan.
add cream, pesto and salt and pepper.
simmer till chicken is cooked through.
add spinach and tomatoes,
toss through pasta. I didn't use all the pasta. depends how much sauce you like.