Homemade pesto is so easy to make and tastes great with this chicken pasta dish.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

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Serves: 4 people

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Chicken and Wild Garlic Pesto
Wild Garlic Pesto


 Wild Garlic Pesto

  1. Chop the wild garlic and place in a liquidiser.
  2. Throw in the rocket and add a large glug of olive oil.
  3. Add the parmesan cheese.
  4. Slice the garlic and add to the liquidiser with the coriander seeds.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and squeeze in the juice of half a lemon.
  6. Give it a good blitz until you have a fine puree.

Chicken and Wild Garlic Pesto

  1. Pour a little olive oil over the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Transfer the chicken to a hot griddle pan and leave to cook for a few minutes. Turn and cook for another few minutes.
  3. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the pasta according to packet instructions, strain and set aside.
  4. Pour the pesto on top and toss until the pasta is generously coated.
  5. When the chicken is cooked, slice into thin strips.
  6. Toss all the ingredients together and serve in a family sized bowl.

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