Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad

Many thanks to Amanda Charlesworth for this recipe at just 1 point per serving.  (If you only use 7g of reduced fat pesto, this recipe will be free on No Count.)

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 45g dried wholemeal pasta
  • 65g cooked chicken breast, chopped into pieces
  • 10g green pesto (1 point)
  • a tbsp quark
  • fresh basil
  • Italian salad leaves

*If you use just 7g of Tesco reduced fat red or green pesto, this meal would be free on No Count.

Method:

  1. Cook and drain the pasta.
  2. Mix the quark, pesto and chicken and mix with the warm pasta.
  3. Use the salad leaves as a base, add the pasta and garnish with basil.

As the pasta and chicken are free on No Count, you could use up to 70g pasta and a whole chicken breast.

7 thoughts on “Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad”

  1. Just had the Chicken Pesto Pasta Sakad for lunch, a really nice dish very tasty. I’ve also made the raspberry muffins for a nice sweet treat this afternoon. I think I’m going to enjoy no count. 😃

    1. Hi! That’s great, glad you enjoyed the chicken pesto pasta salad, and hope you enjoy the raspberry muffins too. Here’s to a fab No Count week, Helen xxx

  2. Mmm now that looks scrummy . Out of interest if you had it a pointed day ,do you know how many smart pointed it is ?

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