Basil pesto pasta with chicken and roasted tomatoes
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Serves: 4 to 6
A recipe for pasta with basil pesto, chicken and roasted tomatoes
  • 250g Rosa tomatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • 350g pasta
  • 600g chicken fillets, sliced into strips
  • 75g basil pesto
  • olive oil, salt and black pepper
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180⁰C.
  2. Place the Rosa tomatoes and garlic onto a roasting tin. Drizzle with some olive oil and roast in the oven for 20 minutes.
  3. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions and transfer to a serving dish.
  4. Heat some olive oil in a frying pan and fry the chicken strips until cooked. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  5. Press the roasted garlic out of the skin and mash. Mix the garlic, basil pesto and chicken strips into the pasta. Add the roasted tomatoes with pan juices to the pasta. Serve hot, at room temperature or cold.
Recipe by Pink Polka Dot Food at