Creamy chicken arrabbiata pasta recipe
Give your midweek pasta some extra zing with Tabasco! This twist on the Italian dish uses a batch of this tomato sauce with chunks of roast chicken and black olives stirred through. Contains 2 of your 5-a-day. See method
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Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions until just al dente. Bring the tomato sauce to a simmer. Stir the chicken, olives and cream, if using, into the tomato sauce and simmer for 5 mins.
Drain the pasta and immediately toss into the sauce. Take off the heat and allow it to sit for a few mins. Serve in bowls with a few drops of Tabasco sauce on each one. Top with Parmesan and torn basil.
Tip: Penne or rigatoni are good pasta shapes for this sauce.
Get batch cooking: Our homemade tomato sauce recipe with Tabasco and hidden veggies is a great freezer staple. One batch is enough to make this chicken arrabbiata pasta recipe, plus this spicy sausage pizza and this vegetarian chilli.