Creamy Chicken and Tomato Pasta with Basil

Creamy Chicken and Tomato Pasta with Basil

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Creamy Chicken and Tomato Pasta with Basil

  • Recipe serves4-6
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 200 g durum wheat spaghetti
  • 15 ml sunflower oil
  • 10 ml crushed garlic
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 400 g chicken fillet, sliced
  • 1 tin (410 g) chopped and peeled tomatoes
  • 250 ml milk
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 sachet KNORR Savoury Mince Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • ½ punnet (125 g) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 40 ml freshly torn basil leaves

Method

  • Bring a large of salted water (1.2 lt water with 7.5 ml salt) to the boil and cook the spaghetti until al dente (cooked but firm to the bite) then drain and set aside
  • Heat oil in a large pot or deep pan and fry the garlic, onion until soft
  • Add the chicken fillet and fry until well browned on all sides
  • Add the tomatoes, milk and water and stir in the contents of the sachet of KNORR Savoury Mince Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • Allow to simmer for 15 minutes on a low heat stirring occasionally then add the cherry tomatoes and half the basil and stir to combine
  • Combine the sauce with the cooked spaghetti and transfer to a serving dish and garnish with Parmesan shavings, freshly cracked black pepper and remaining basil leaves and serve immediately
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