Pasta Verde with Pesto Sauce and Spinach

 

A healthy recipe for Pasta with lot of greens and taste great too. I am in love with it after I ate this pasta in Dominos and then tried at home. It came out pretty good, no complaints ūüôā Do try and let me know .

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Preparation time Р15 minutes                                Cooking time  :20 minutes  

Ingredients needed: 

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250 g  pasta or half packet

100 gm chicken pieces marinated in barbecue powder and some salt.

spinach   100 gm. ( I used frozen portions of spinach)

5-6 cherry tomatoes.

3-4 garlic cloves chopped.

2 tablespoon pesto sauce.

1 big tablespoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano ,

1/2 teaspoon dried Herbs De Provence

Salt, pepper as per your taste.

20 gm mixed cheese ( from any super market )

Method

Boil the pasta  according to instructions on the packet, strain and keep aside.

Meanwhile sauté the chicken with a teaspoon of oil till it looks cooked from both sides or grill it as you prefer.

Heat olive oil in pan , add  garlic and fry them for few seconds till you smell the aroma ,

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Add spinach portions  and tomatoes .

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Add the the pesto sauce ,salt and pepper; sauté for a another minute.

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Now Add the chicken to sauce,

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Simmer and let it cook for 5 mins.

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Add now the boiled pasta to the sauce and mix it well.

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Add dried herbs now like oregano, herbe de provence ,parsley. .

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Toss pasta with in sauce and add some cheese over it,

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I added some parmesan as well. Cook till cheese melts .

Serve and Enjoy !!

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