Chicken and pasta salad

A quick and easy lunch!


This is the perfect salad to make for a healthy lunch option that is packed with protein and low in fat and sugar


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 1 red pepper, thickly sliced
  • 1 red onion, thickly sliced
  • 10ml of olive oil
  • 300g of pasta
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 150g of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 50g of salad leaves, such as rocket
  • 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  2. Mix the pepper and onion with 1 tablespoon oil and roast for 20 minutes.
  3. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  4. Slice the chicken into bite size pieces.
  5. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  6. Fry the chicken for 6-8 minutes until cooked and no pink in the middle.
  7. Mix the pasta, chicken, onion, pepper, cherry tomatoes, rocket and vinegar in a bowl and serve.

About this Recipe

Adapted from 101 Square Meals

Chicken and pasta salad
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Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

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Utensils Needed

Baking Tray, Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Mixing Bowl, Wooden Spoon

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1/4 of this recipe contains
Energy
2007kj
475kcal
24%
Fat
6.5g
9%
Saturates
1.4g
7%
Sugars
6.9g
8%
Salt
0.2g
3%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (392g)
Energy512Kj 2007Kj
121Kcal 475Kcal
Fat1.6g 6.5g
(of which saturates)0.3g 1.4g
Carbohydrate15g 57g
(of which sugars)1.8g 6.9g
Fibre1.4g 5.4g
Protein11g 44g
Salt0.1g 0.2g

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