Basil, Lemon and Garlic Chicken Pasta

Basil, Lemon and Garlic Chicken Pasta

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When you’re adding pasta recipes to your meal planner, don’t forget this flavoursome and delicious Basil, Lemon and Garlic Chicken Pasta.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time20 minutes
  • Cooking time25 minutes


  • 1 KNORR Chicken Stock Pot
  • 30 ml Basil Pesto
  • 30 ml Olive oil
  • 4 Chicken breasts ,sliced into strips
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • Juice and zest of one lemon
  • 300 g Penne, cooked
  • 8 Courgettes, sliced
  • 250 ml Cream
  • Grated Parmesan to serve


  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-based pan
  • Brown the chicken pieces, courgettes and garlic for about 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through
  • Stir through the basil pesto, lemon juice, lemon zest, cream and KNORR Chicken Stock Pot
  • Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Serve with penne and grated Parmesan