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Creamy pesto & chicken pasta salad

If you need a quick boost of carbohydrates, try this filling and nutritionally-balanced pasta salad

  • Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 15 mins
  • Serves 1
  • Easy
  • Serves 1
  • Easy
  • Calories 600
  • Carbohydrates 68
  • Saturated Fat 4
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 47
  • Fat 15
  • Fibre 4
  • Salt 0.3

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 600
  • Carbohydrates 68
  • Saturated Fat 4
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 47
  • Fat 15
  • Fibre 4
  • Salt 0.3

Ingredients

  • 85g pasta shapes
  • ½ red pepper, chopped
  • handful halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cooked chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp basil pesto
  • 2 tbsp low-fat crème fraîche

Method

  1. Cook the pasta following pack instructions. Meanwhile, mix the red pepper with the cherry tomatoes and chicken. Mix the pesto and crème fraîche. Drain the pasta, then stir it through. Toss through the veg and chicken and eat immediately, or pack into a container for lunch.

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