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Sundried Tomato and Basil Chicken pasta salad



6 portion(s)

Pasta and Chicken

  • 1200 g water
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 500 g skinless chicken breast fillet
  • 350 g pasta, dried


  • 50 g Parmesan cheese
  • 30 g almonds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 80 g sun-dried tomatoes
  • 80 g olive oil
  • 10 g fresh basil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt


  • 60 g spinach

Recipe's preparation

    Pasta and Chicken
  1. Place water and salt into mixing bowl and secure lid without measuring cup.
  2. Place chicken breast into varoma dish and secure on top for 10 minutes, varoma temp, speed 1.
  3. Remove varoma dish and add pasta into bowl then place the varoma dish back into place for another 10minutes on varoma temp, speed 1.
  4. Remove chicken and set aside and cut into pieces. Drain pasta through simmering basket and allow to cool.
  5. Pesto
  6. Place parmesan into mixing bowl and grate 10 seconds speed 9.
  7. Add remaining pesto ingredients and chop for 20 seconds on speed 10. Continue until desired consistency.
  8. Add cooled pasta to mixing bowl without measuring cup. 50seconds on reverse stir speed with aid of spatula
  9. Add chicken to mixing bowl without measuring cup. 50seconds on reverse stir speed with aid of spatula.
  10. Transfer to serving bowl with spinach and toss through to serve.

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Omit Chicken to make this dish vegetrian.
Use gluten free pasta to make this dish gluten free.

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  • Made this tonight 👌 delicious

    Submitted by sarahkeay on 26. August 2021 - 17:33.

    Made this tonight 👌 delicious

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  • yum cant wait to try this

    Submitted by sarahkeay on 7. March 2021 - 07:05.

    Smile yum cant wait to try this

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