This is ideal for during for during the week when you’re pressed for time and/or couldn’t be arsed doing anything fancy. Creamy chicken & green bean pesto pasta AKA 3 way green chicken pasta is as simple as it is delicious. It’s also a damn sight healthier than the last recipe I shared with you
400g pasta shapes
250g green beans, trimmed
1 tbsp olive oil
1 bunch spring onions, finely sliced
2 chicken breasts, diced
5 tbsp pesto
3 tbsp double cream
handful parmesan, grated, to serve
1. Cook pasta following pack instructions, adding green beans for the final 6 mins of cooking time. Drain and reserve a few tbsps of the cooking water.
2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Add chicken and fry until browned. Add spring onions and cook for 1-2 mins until soft, then set aside.
3. Stir through pesto and cream. Pop pasta and beans in with the chicken mix and stir to coat, adding a little of the cooking water. Season and sprinkle with Parmesan.