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Spanish Santé Pasta

Spanish Santé Pasta

Serves: 

4

Total Time: +/- 

30

 mins

Ingredients

2 cups of Penne

2 Chicken Breasts, medium size

30ml canola oil for the chicken

200g pack of ZZ2 Spanish Santé tomatoes sliced in half

½ teaspoon crushed garlic

15ml Canola oil for the tomatoes

1 heaping tablespoon of Basil Pesto

1 heaping tablespoon of Sundried Tomato pesto

Salt and pepper

10 grams sprigs of basil

1/2 Cup grated Mozzarella cheese (can also use cheddar cheese)   

Kalamata olives (optional)


Directions

Cook Pasta according to package instructions then transfer to a mixing bowl

While the pasta is cooking, season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then add 30 ml canola oil to a frying pan or grill pan and fry the chicken breasts until cooked and golden in colour then remove from pan and allow to cool slightly, after that slice the chicken to medium pieces and set aside

In a separate pan, add 15ml canola oil, garlic, tomatoes, salt and fry over medium heat till they start to soften a little, this takes about 3 – 5 minutes

Add the Basil pesto, Sundried Tomato Pesto to the bowl with the pasta and mix till well combined, add the chicken, olives (if using) and tomatoes and mix carefully till all the ingredients are evenly distributed, add salt and pepper to taste

Transfer to a serving platter and top with the grated cheese and garnish with the basil sprigs

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