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Quick creamy chicken pasta

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mushroom chicken pasta creamy
mushroom chicken pasta creamy
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Using tinned mushroom soup as a quick and easy sauce is goodtoknow user Gillian Canning's top trick in her fail-proof chicken pasta recipe.

Ingredients

  • Pasta shapes, about 50g (2oz) per person
  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, chopped
  • Handful of fresh mushrooms, sliced (optional)
  • 1 x 295g tin cream of mushroom soup
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • Fresh parsley to garnish

Top tip: When cooking pasta, the pan must be large enough for the water to remain at a good rolling boil so the pasta moves around as it cooks, preventing it from sticking together.

Antonio Carluccio, celebrity chef

Method

  1. Boil a large pan of water, add the pasta shapes and cook according to packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, fry the chicken until they're cooked right through. If you're using fresh mushrooms, put them in with the chicken for the last couple of minutes.
  3. At the same time, heat the tin of mushroom soup on the hob until it's nearly boiling.
  4. Drain the pasta and put it back in the pan. Add the chicken and mushrooms, then pour the hot mushroom soup over the top.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 370(kcal)
  • Fat 5.0g
  • Saturates 1.0g
  • Salt 1.1g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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