Super quick and easy comfort food, which is also a great source of carbs and protein. This Chicken and Bacon pesto pasta recipe is also a great meal for all the family, serve with garlic bread and perhaps a nice chilled glass of white wine.
Yet another family favourite, which is so easy to make and super tasty served with some garlic bread and perhaps a nice glass of white wine.
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4 chicken breasts
8 rashers of back bacon
50g of classic green pesto (half a small jar)
A teaspoon of olive oil
300g of Fusilli pasta
Start by cooking the as per the instructions on the packet.
While the pasta is cooking dice the chicken and bacon into bite size pieces.
Pour the olive oil in to a frying pan; add the chicken and bacon and cook over a medium heat until the chicken starts to brown. Once brown turnoff the heat and pop to one side.
Once cooked drain the pasta before adding the chicken, bacon (along with the cooking juices) and the pesto. Mix well and serve with garlic bread.