Lemon & Herb Quorn Chicken with Pesto Penne

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This is a really quick, simple and tasty dish you can cook up for lunch or dinner.

Prep Time: 0-15mins | Cooking Time: 10mins | Serves: 2

Ingredients final

180g Wholeweat Penne Pasta

4 Asparagus Stalks chopped in half or thirds

A pinch of salt

1 tablespoon of green pesto

Lemon & Herb Quorn chicken

Spinach leaves

Black pepper

Feta Cheese

 

Method final

  1. Prepare your lemon and herb Quorn chicken if you haven’t already using the instructions here.
  2. Bring two pots of water to the boil.
  3. To one, add a pinch of salt along with the Penne and cook until ‘al dente’*.
  4. To the other, place a steamer pot over it and add the Asparagus to steam through for about 5 minutes. Once cooked turn of the heat. You can check if its cooked by prodding it with a fork or sharp knife.
  5. Once your pasta is cooked through, drain it using a colander and return it to the (now empty) pot it was cooked in.
  6. Mix in your pesto, spinach, then lemon and herb Quorn chicken pieces.
  7. Divide among your dishes, and dress with the Asparagus
  8. Sprinkle with black pepper and Feta Cheese
  9. Serve and Enjoy!

*This means it should be cooked so it’s soft but still slightly firm when bitten. Use the packet timings, and you can always taste a bit of pasta before the time is up to check for yourself.