Roasted pesto chicken with pasta

Roasted pesto chicken with pasta
  • Serves icon Serves 2

This chicken, pesto and pasta recipe is a super simple and quick Italian dish. Make sure that jar of pesto doesn’t go to waste; we’ve got plenty of pesto recipes to use it all up.


  • 238g pack mini chicken breast fillets
  • 2 tbsp pesto
  • Handful of halved cherry tomatoes
  • 175g dried green tagliatelle
  • Fresh Parmesan shavings


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan180°C/gas 6. Put chicken fillets and pesto into a small roasting tin. Season with black pepper, mix together, then scatter with cherry tomatoes. Roast for 15 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through. Tear the chicken into pieces.
  2. Meanwhile, cook tagliatelle according to the packet instructions. Drain and toss with the chicken and tomatoes. Serve sprinkled with Parmesan shavings


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