Pesto penne with chicken, bacon and feta

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Pesto penne with chicken, bacon and feta
  • 300 gram penne
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 700 gram chicken breast fillets, cut into chunks
  • 3 bacon rashers, trimmed, chopped
  • 100 gram semi-dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup (90g) bought pesto
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) light cream
  • 60 gram feta, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup (40g) pitted kalamata olives, chopped


Pesto penne with chicken, bacon and feta
  • 1
    Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil; add penne. Cook 8-10 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oil in a saucepan on medium-high. Add chicken and bacon. Cook, stirring, 10 minutes, until chicken is browned. Add semi-dried tomatoes and pesto; stir to combine. Stir in cream; cook 1-2 minutes, until heated through.
  • 3
    Add penne to chicken mixture; toss to combine. Divide between serving bowls. Top with feta and olives. Serve.

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