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Chunky chicken pasta salad

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Slimming World's chunky chicken and pasta salad
Slimming World's chunky chicken and pasta salad
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

This chunky chicken pasta salad will keep you full and satisfied. Made with a light and healthy mix of peppers, onion and garlic, it's so full of flavour, you won't notice it's good for you!

Ingredients

  • 1 red pepper, halved, deseeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 yellow pepper, halved, deseeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 small onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, cooked, cooled and cut into bitesized chunks
  • 200g dried pasta shells, boiled and cooled
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • A handful each of chopped parsley and basil
  • Red wine vinegar

Save some chicken from a roast at the weekend to make salads like this quickly during the week

Method

  1. Put the strips of mixed peppers and thinly sliced onion in a deep non-stick frying pan and cover. Turn up the heat until it sizzles, lower the heat and cook for 15 minutes.Add the garlic and cook for a further 10 minutes. Sprinkle in red wine vinegar and seasoning to taste. Remove from the heat.
  2. Mix with the cooled pasta, chicken breast chunks and chopped parsley and basil.

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