Creamy Tuscan pasta

Dinner and a movie? This one-pan wonder is so easy, you’ll spend less time in the kitchen and more with the one you love.

Less than 45 minutes

Serves 2

Share with friends

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Ingredients:

  • Salt and milled pepper
  • 2 (about 100g each) chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 cup (250ml) cream
  • ½ cup (125ml) mascarpone (optional – see cook’s note)
  • 2 tsp (10ml) Dijon mustard
  • Handful fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1 punnet (350g) PnP mixed medley tomatoes, halved
  • ½ packet (100g) baby spinach
  • Juice (120ml) and grated peel of 2 lemons
  • 3 Tbsp (45ml) chopped parsley
  • ½ packet (250g) spaghetti, cooked according to packet instructions

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 200 ̊C.
  2. Season chicken and sprinkle with half the paprika.
  3. Heat half the oil in a large pan and fry chicken until golden but not quite cooked through.
  4. Add garlic and spring onion and cook for 2-3 minutes. 
  5. Combine cream, mascarpone (if using), mustard, basil and remaining paprika and pour over chicken. 
  6. Stir through tomatoes and spinach. Season. 
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through. 
  8. Combine lemon juice and peel, parsley, remaining oil and toss mixture through spaghetti.
  9. Remove chicken from sauce, slice and toss back into sauce.
  10. Divide spaghetti between two bowls and top with creamy chicken. Serve.

Share

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Keep in Touch

We love hearing from you, so follow us on socials.

What's NEW

More of the good stuff

There's more where this came from!

Sign up to the FREE Fresh Living mailer now. You’ll get exclusive recipes, sneak previews of the mag and much, much more!

When we aren’t baking them, we use cookies to improve your experience and to personalise content. By making use of this website, you confirm your acceptance of our Privacy Statement and Cookie Policy, alternatively please manage your preferences via your browser settings.