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    Chicken pesto pasta

    • Total time: 25 minutes 25 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    Pack 6 essential Waitrose British Chicken Thigh Fillets
    250g pack essential Waitrose Cherry Tomatoes
    3 tbsp pesto sauce
    50g toasted pine nuts
    300g essential Waitrose Penne Pasta
    25g pack basil, roughly shredded

    Method

    1. Heat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6.

    2. Cut each fillet into 4-5 strips and place in a roasting tin with the tomatoes and toss in the pesto sauce. Sprinkle over the pine nuts and bake for 20-25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through with no pink meat and the juices run clear.

    3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling water for 10 minutes until tender, drain and return to the pan. Add the chicken with all the juices and toss well. Stir in the basil and season to taste.

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