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Creamy Chicken, Mushroom and Tomato Pasta

Posted by Beni Cook

 

 

The high protein pasta dish of your dreams.
This one ticks all the boxes.
 
 
NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVE (SERVES 3)
385 kcal | 14g Fats | 26g Carbs | 35g Protein
 
INGREDIENTS
• 1 ½ cup (150g) penne
• 350g chicken breast
• 1 tsp. wheat flour
• 1 tbsp. olive oil
• 1 tsp. dried oregano
• 1 small onion, diced
• 2 garlic cloves, sliced
• 6 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
• ½ cup (125ml) plant-based oat cream (or normal)
• 1 bag spinach
• 4 cups (300g) mushrooms, sliced
• basil leaves, to garnish
 
STEP BY STEP
1) Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packaging.
2) Chop the chicken fillet, season with salt and pepper and dredge with flour.
3) Heat oil in a large pan and cook chicken over medium heat, then season with oregano. Once the chicken is cooked, remove from the pan and set aside..
4) In the same pan, saute the onion and sliced garlic. Next, add sliced mushrooms and cook for 5 – 7 minutes until soft and tender
5)  Add chopped tomatoes and cook for another minute.
6) Place the cooked chicken back into the pan, and add in the cream and spinach. Bring to a boil and cook until spinach has wilted — season to taste with salt and pepper.
7) Add the cooked pasta. Stir well and serve.

 

 

Beni Cook
Beni Cook is the Head Personal Trainer and Founder of Beyond Best. Beni is a health and fitness expert who develops individualised exercise programs that will meet your own short and long-term objectives, while providing information, advice and encouragement that will enable you to lead your healthiest life, every day.

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