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Herby chicken pasta

Avoid calorie-laden pasta dishes and opt for our low fat herby chicken pasta instead. It's high in protein, low in calories and can be ready in just 15 sweet minutes.

Serves 4

Prep Time 5 min

Cooking Time 10 min


  • 300g penne
  • Small bunch fresh basil leaves
  • Small bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 2tbsp capers
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 400g roasted or poached skinless and boneless chicken, shredded


  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water according to the pack instructions until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, whiz the basil, parsley, capers, lemon juice and oil in a food processor to make a thick sauce.
  3. Drain the pasta, then return to the pan with the shredded chicken and the sauce. Toss well, then divide among 4 bowls, sprinkle with black pepper and serve.

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Nutrition per serving

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435 36g 8.5g 1.9g 4.2g 1.2g 0.8g 56mg 56.6g 2.8mg

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