Chicken Pesto Penne




Prep time

5 minutes

Cooking time

20 minutes



  • 250g penne pasta
    2 tbsp olive oil
    2 Bramley apples; quartered, cored and sliced
    2 chicken breast fillets; finely sliced
    4 tbsp pesto sauce


  • Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the penne then cook for 10-12 mins or according to packet instructions until tender.
  • Whilst the pasta cooks, heat half the oil in a large frying pan, add the Bramley apple slices and sauté for 3mins or until browned. Transfer to a plate.
  • Add the remaining oil to the pan; add the chicken and sauté over a high heat for 4 mins until pale golden.

  • Drain the pasta in a large colander then return to the pan, add the chicken and apple mixture and pesto sauce, then toss well to mix. Spoon into bowls and serve.

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