15 Minute Recipe - Green Pesto, Chicken, Spinach & Pine Nut Pasta

15 Minute Recipe - Green Pesto, Chicken, Spinach & Pine Nut Pasta

1 June 2017

If you're short on time but still craving a delicious and satisfying meal, try this recipe for green pesto, chicken, spinach, and pine nut pasta. This recipe can be prepared in just 15 minutes, making it a perfect option for a quick lunch or dinner.
  • Recipe





Preparation Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes


2 cooked chicken breasts - cut into bite sized chunks

200g fresh pasta

60g sundried tomatoes - chopped

150g fresh spinach

2tbsp green pesto

50g pine nuts


1First fully cook chicken breasts in the frying pan on a medium heat

2In a separate saucepan, fill it with hot water and cook the fresh pasta for 3 minutes until cooked

3Add the spinach to the pan with the chicken and allow to wilt

4Add the sundried tomatoes and allow to cook for 2 minutes with the chicken and spinach

5Place the cooked and drained pasta into the frying pan and then stir in the green pesto - make sure you use a plastic spoon for this or mix it in with your spatula, as a metal spoon may scratch the pan’s non-stick surface

6Finally, stir in your pine nuts and serve.

The combination of savory chicken, nutty pine nuts, and flavorful pesto sauce creates a delicious and well-balanced dish. The addition of spinach also provides a boost of nutrition and adds a pop of color to the pasta. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep time, you can whip up a tasty and satisfying meal in no time.