Chicken Macaroni

Rating:

apples-green

Created by:

QAST
Total time:
25 min
Preparation:
5 min
Cooking:
20 min
Serves:
10

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Ingredients

500gMacaroni or Risoni pasta, uncooked
2tbspOlive oil
300mlReduced fat cream
0.5cupParmesan cheese, grated
500gLean chicken meat, cooked
2cupPeas, frozen
100gBaby spinach (optional)

Method

  1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and cook pasta to packet instructions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large frypan gently fry garlic in the olive oil and add cream. Bring to a simmer and add parmesan, chicken meat, peas and season lightly. Continue to simmer until peas and chicken are reheated and sauce has thickened.
  3. Add drained pasta and toss through sauce until reheated.
  4. Remove from heat and toss through washed spinach leaves and serve garnished with some parmesan.

Recipe description

Creamy cheese sauce with lean chicken, green peas and a hint of garlic.

Variations

Reduced salt lean cooked chicken meat can be used for this recipe and can be added frozen but make sure it heats through before serving. Risoni is a great pasta for tuckshops because it cooks quickly and is easy for customers to eat out of containers with just a fork.

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