Rustic Chicken, Basil and Sun-Dried Tomato Fettucine

Rustic Chicken, Basil and Sun-Dried Tomato Fettucine


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About this recipe: An Italian-inspired pasta dish, which will welcomed by any pasta lover. Perfect when served with garlic bread, wine and a crisp green salad.


Serves: 4 

  • 225g fettuccine
  • 250ml olive oil, divided
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 3 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (280g) jar sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and chopped
  • 125g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 125g ricotta

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook as the instructions on the packet; drain.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook chicken until no longer pink and juices run clear. Set aside to cool, then slice into bite-size pieces. In a medium bowl, combine remaining olive oil, pesto, basil, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, feta and ricotta. Mix until smooth.
  3. In the large frying pan, toss fettuccine with sauce and chicken. Cook on low heat 5 minutes or until heated through.

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