Superfood Pesto Chicken Pasta With Broccoli
January 13, 2016
A family favourite! Chicken pesto pasta with a variety of superfood vegetables: broccoli, asparagus and shitake mushrooms.
- Prep: 12 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Yields: 4 Servings
1Prepare the pasta as per directions.
2Add a drizzle of the olive oil to a pan, and place on low heat for 2 minutes
3Add the chicken and stir fry for about 4-7 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
4Add the broccoli, asparagus, mushrooms and garlic and sauté for 3-5 minutes.
5Add the pesto and mix well. Gently fry for another 3-5 minutes
6Add the cooked pasta to your pan and mix well, making sure that the pasta, chicken and vegetables are all coated well with the pesto mixture.
7Serve with a sprinkle of parmesan and torn basil leaves. Grate fresh black pepper over the top.
Did you know?
The benefits of Broccoli are higher when eaten raw as it is extremely high in vitamin C and calcium. Broccoli contains a nutrient called Sulforaphane which has been to kill cancerous stem cells and support enzymes which protect against cancer causing chemicals, and also reduce the impact of free-radical cell damage and support your immune system.