Creamy Chicken Turmeric Pasta

Turmeric adds a vibrant golden hue to the dish and some health benefits to the table – its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties will help support your immune system this winter. This recipe is a breeze to make.

Recipe Details

4 Servings

Ready In: 30 minutes

Nutritional Information

Energy: 545 kCal

Protein: 50 g

Carbohydrates: 34 g

Sugar: 9.7 g

Fat: 23.5 g

Fibre: 7.1 g

Dietary Requirements

Freezer Friendly

Low GI

Equipment List

Cutting board

Knife

Large frying pan

Medium Pot

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups wholewheat pasta, uncooked
  • 1 tbsp Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves black garlic
  • 1 brown onion, small dice (3 mm)
  • 2 cups (600 g) chicken fillets (sliced into 1 cm slices)
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tbsp fresh herbs (thyme or oreganum), roughly chopped
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • 1 medium broccoli, chopped into small pieces
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Boil a pot of water, add the pasta and cook until al dente.
  2. Pour the Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil into a pan, add the black garlic and onion, and fry for 2 – 3 minutes over a high heat until tender.
  3. Add the sliced chicken and fry for 5 minutes until the chicken is cooked.
  4. Season generously with salt, pepper and turmeric. Add the cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs.
  5. Add the milk and broccoli. Simmer gently over a low heat while the pasta is cooking.
  6. Add the cooked pasta to the chicken and stir until combined. Enjoy as a weekday all-in-one dinner!

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietitian

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