Broccoli Pesto Chicken Pasta

Broccoli Pesto Chicken Pasta

This is a non-vegetarian recipe submitted by RNT Family member Jenny Macrides.

Recipe Information

Name of dish: Broccoli Pesto Chicken Pasta
Type of meal: Dinner
Dietary info: Non-vegetarian
Time to prepare: 5-10 Mins
Time to cook: 25-30 Mins
Serves: 1


Total Calories: 459
Protein in g: 45
Carbs in g: 35
Fats in g: 15


100g broccoli
1/4 onion
1 red chilli
5 salted anchovy fillets from jar
One clove garlic
2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil
Other Ingredients:
150g of chicken breast
40g of Buckwheat/Spelt pasta
1/2 lemon

Method of cooking:

1. Steam your chicken breast
2. Steam your broccoli until tender. Then chop and add all the remaining sauce ingredients into a saucepan to fry including the anchovy oil from the jar. Fry until onions are tender.
4. Blend all the sauce ingredients in a nutribullet/blender with 2 teaspoon of olive oil and a squeeze of lemon. Add salt and pepper to taste.
3. Cook pasta and when chicken is ready, assemble and serve.

Are there any general substitutions that can be made? (vegetarian or meat options, depending):
Can use meat substitutes
Can be used in the CTP Phase and onwards.

Any additional notes you’d like to share on when it’s good in the context of the journey, and who it may be best for:

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