Recipe for Healthy Chicken Pesto Pasta – simple and full of nutrients. Feel free to use gluten-free pasta
2 organic chicken breasts, cut into thin slices
1 head broccoli, chopped into florets
2 cups cooked wholegrain or gluten-free pasta
1 tbsp olive oil
2 heaped tbsp good quality pesto
Basil leaves, to garnish
Heat 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 cooked through.
Once chicken is cooked, add the chopped broccoli and continue to sauté for another 3-4 minutes.
Stir through cooked pasta and add 1 tbsp of pesto.
Stir and top with fresh basil. Serve.
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.