Chicken & Asparagus Pesto Pasta

Makes 2 Servings

Macros: 456 Cal, Fat 19g, Carbs 44g, Fibre 12g, Protein 36g


Ingredients:

120 grams Chicken Breast

1 cup Asparagus (ends trimmed)

1 1/2 tsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil

139 grams Chickpea Pasta (dry)

2 2/3 tbsps Pesto

1 1/2 tsps Lemon Juice

1 1/2 tbsps Parmigiano Reggiano (finely grated)

Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)


Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400℉ (205℃) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Add the chicken and asparagus to the baking sheet and drizzle with oil. Bake for 25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Chop the chicken and asparagus into bite-size pieces.

  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package instructions.

  4. To assemble the pasta, mix the chicken, asparagus, pasta, pesto, lemon juice, and parmesan together. Season with salt and pepper. Divide evenly between bowls and enjoy!

Notes:

Leftovers: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to four days.

Serving Size: One serving is equal to approximately two cups.

Dairy-Free: Use nutritional yeast or plant-based cheese instead of parmesan.

Additional Toppings: Toasted pine nuts, red pepper flakes, basil leaves, and/or lemon wedges.



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