Spicy chicken and sweetcorn Bolognese

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  • Serves: 4

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  • Costs: Cheap as chips

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Spice level Medium
  • 5 a day portion1
  • Child friendly
  • Make in advance

This spicy chicken pasta is ready in 20 mins, a great family meal with sweetcorn and carrots. Or whizz the Bolognese to make it more kid-friendly.

Top tip: Try adding 2-3 rashers of chopped smoked bacon in with the chicken. Finish with a handful of torn fresh basil.


  • 400g fusili or other pasta shapes
  • 500g minced chicken
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely grated
  • 350g frozen sweetcorn
  • 500g jar extra spicy sauce for Bolognese


  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water, according to the packet instructions then drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly brown the chicken in a large non-stick pan for about 5 mins until the juices run clear.
  3. Stir in the carrot, sweetcorn and the sauce and bring to a gentle boil. Simmer gently for 5 mins.
  4. Add the sauce to the pasta, toss well together then divide between bowls and serve.

Nutritional information

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

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