Creamy Tomato Bacon & Chicken Orecchiette
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Creamy Tomato Bacon & Chicken Orecchiette

Creamy Tomato Bacon & Chicken Orecchiette

with Garlic Pangrattato & Apple Salad

'Pangrattato' is Italian for breadcrumb and it adds a delicious, traditional crunch when sprinkled over pasta. The orecchiette (meaning 'little ears' in Italian) is the perfect pasta shape for cradling this creamy chicken and bacon sauce. Enjoy!

Tags:
Kid Friendly
Quick
Allergens:
Gluten
Wheat
Milk

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Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking Time
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

Serving amount

1 packet

orecchiette

(Contains Gluten, Wheat; May be present: Egg, Soy. )

3 clove

garlic

½ packet

panko breadcrumbs

(Contains Gluten, Wheat; May be present: Soy. )

1 packet

diced bacon

(May be present: Soy, Milk. )

1 packet

tomato paste

1 sachet

garlic & herb seasoning

1 sachet

chicken-style stock powder

1 packet

light cooking cream

(Contains Milk;)

1 packet

Parmesan cheese

(Contains Milk;)

1 bag

baby spinach leaves

1

apple

1 packet

chicken breast

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

drizzle

balsamic vinegar

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Nutritional Values

Energy (kJ)4282 kJ
Fat36 g
of which saturates15.8 g
Carbohydrate107.3 g
of which sugars21.6 g
Protein63.9 g
Sodium1637 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ

Utensils

Medium Pan
Large Non-Stick Pan

Instructions

1
1

• Boil the kettle. Fill a medium saucepan with boiling water over high heat, then add a pinch of salt. • Cook orecchiette in boiling water until ‘al dente’, 8 minutes. Reserve some pasta water (1/4 cup for 2 people / 1/2 cup for 4 people). Drain and return to the saucepan.

2
2

• Meanwhile, finely chop garlic. Cut chicken breast into 2cm chunks. • Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat with a generous drizzle of olive oil. Cook panko breadcrumbs (see ingredients), stirring, until golden brown, 3 minutes. Add half the garlic and cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and season to taste.

Little cooks: Help stir the ingredients! Be careful the pan is hot!

3
3

• Return the frying pan to medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Cook diced bacon and chicken, tossing, until browned and cooked through (when no longer pink inside), 3-5 minutes. • Reduce heat to medium, add tomato paste, garlic & herb seasoning and remaining garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. • Stir in chicken-style stock powder, light cooking cream, Parmesan cheese and reserved pasta water and simmer, until slightly reduced, 1-2 minutes. • Add orecchiette and half the baby spinach leaves and gently toss to combine.

4
4

• Meanwhile, thinly slice apple into wedges. In a medium bowl, combine apple, the remaining spinach and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Season to taste. • Divide creamy tomato bacon, chicken and orecchiette between bowls. • Top with garlic pangrattato. • Serve with apple salad. Enjoy!

Little cooks: Take the lead by tossing the salad!