A simple and healthy recipe for Broccoli, Pesto and Chicken Pasta

1 tbsp olive oil
2 organic chicken breasts, cut into thin slices
2 heaped tbsp good quality pesto
pinch of sea salt
1 head of broccoli, chopped into florets
2 cups cooked whole grain or gluten-free pasta
fresh basil, to garnish
parmesan, to garnish

How to
Heat the olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.

Add the sliced chicken breasts and 1 tbsp of pesto to the pan, season generously with salt and sauté until the chicken is cooked through.

Once the chicken is cooked, add the chopped broccoli and continue to sauté for another 3-4 minutes.

Stir the cooked pasta through and add 1 tbsp of pesto. Transfer to a bowl and serve with fresh basil and parmesan, if desired.


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Recipe created by Jessica Sepel, a qualified Sydney nutritionist, health blogger and wellness coach. She is the author of several eBooks, including the JSHealth Detox Plan and The Clean Life. Visit www.jessicasepel.com for more recipes, nutrition advice and wellness inspiration.