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Chicken Pesto Zucchini Pasta Recipe

Get ready to be surprised with this Chicken Pesto Zucchini Pasta. With the sauce made from a combination of pesto, cherry tomatoes, chilli sauce and Knorr Chicken Cube, it’s not only healthy and nutritious but it’s also very delicious!
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  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/3 cup prepared pesto sauce
  • 1 cup cream or milk
  • 1 piece Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 200 g left over roast chicken, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili sauce (optional)
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3- 4 pieces zucchini, julienned or finely shredded
  • ¼ cup slivered toasted almonds

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

512kcal

Energy (kJ)

2133kJ

Protein (g)

19.3g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

14.0g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

10.1g

Sugar (g)

8.3g

Fibre (g)

3.8g

Fat (g)

43.5g

Saturated fat (g)

17.2g

Unsaturated fat (g)

16.8g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

9.6g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

7.2g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

96mg

Sodium (mg)

241mg

Salt (g)

0.60g

Vitamin A (IU)

529IU

Vitamin C (mg)

40.8mg

Calcium (mg)

113mg

Iron (mg)

2.31mg

Potassium (mg)

779mg

Total

2046kcal

8532kJ

77.3g

55.8g

40.5g

33.3g

15.4g

174.0g

68.9g

67.3g

38.3g

28.9g

0.1g

382mg

965mg

2.42g

2115IU

163.2mg

454mg

9.25mg

3116mg


  • 1 Heat oil in pan over medium heat and add the thinly sliced garlic. Cook until just starting to brown and remove from pan. Drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  • 2 In the same pan, sauté minced garlic and onions until onion is a bit tender and translucent.
  • 3 Add left over roast chicken and cook for a few minutes until lightly browned. Add pesto, cream, chili sauce, cherry tomatoes and Knorr Chicken Cube. Reduce heat to low and simmer for a few minutes. Mix the sauce and the zucchini pasta then top with thin garlic slices and slivered almonds.
  • 4 NOTE: THIS RECIPE IS INCOMPLETE. NO PASTA IN THE INGREDIENT LIST.