Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Allergy free simple chicken and tomato pasta with snow peas recipe

  • 400g diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsps tomato paste
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 350g Orgran penne or spiral pasta
  • 100g snow peas, trimmed, halved diagonally lengthways
  • 500g single chicken breast fillets
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Add the tomato, tomato paste garlic to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Pour the tomato sauce into a large saucepan and heat it on high until boiling. 
  • Turn down the heat and allow the sauce to simmer.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water, following packet directions.
  • Add the snow peas in the last 30 seconds of cooking.
  • Drain and return to the pan.
  • Meanwhile, preheat a large frying pan over medium heat.
  • Brush the chicken with oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook until cooked through.
  • Transfer the chicken to a plate and cover with foil.
  • Set aside for 5 minutes to rest.
  • Combine the sauce and the pasta in the large saucepan.
  • Place the mixture over a medium heat and stir until heated through.
  • Thickly slice the chicken diagonally.
  • Add the chicken to the pasta mixture and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately.

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