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Chicken and spinach orecchiette

7 - 9
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Pasta

250 g, orecchiette

Broccolini

1 bunch(es), coarsely chopped

Chicken breast mince

400 g

Dried chilli flakes

½ tsp

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Tomato(es)

1 cup(s), grape variety

White wine vinegar

1½ tbs

English spinach

1 bunch(es), stems trimmed, leaves coarsely shredded

Grated parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s), (20g)

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, adding broccolini in the last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain, reserving ¼ cup (60ml) cooking liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Cook mince, breaking up lumps with a wooden spoon, for 5 minutes or until changed in colour. Add chilli flakes and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomatoes, vinegar and reserved cooking liquid. Season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring, for a further 2 minutes or until tomatoes start to soften.
  3. Add pasta, broccolini and spinach to pan. Cook, stirring, until combined and spinach is wilted. Serve sprinkled with parmesan.