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Warm chicken and bacon pasta salad recipe

Warm chicken and bacon pasta salad recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 15mins to prepare and 20mins to cook
  • 574 calories / serving


  • 2 skinless chicken breasts, sliced
  • 6 rashers of smoky bacon, sliced
  • 300g Conchiglie pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2tbsp chives roughly chopped
  • 100g green beans sliced into thirds

For the dressing

  • 1tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1tsp maple syrup

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    23g 32%
  • Saturates

    5g 24%
  • Sugars

    8g 9%
  • Salt

    1.7g 29%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 63.3g Protein 33.5g Fibre 4.8g


  1. In a large pan of salted water, cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. 4 minutes before the end of cooking time add the green beans. Drain. Toss in 1tbsp of the olive oil, cover and set aside to keep warm. In a large frying pan heat the remaining olive oil add the bacon and cook until crispy, remove from the pan and set aside. Add the sliced chicken to the same pan fry until lightly browned and completely cooked and the juices run clear when a skewer is inserted.
  2. Add the cooked chicken, bacon and chives to the pasta. Combine all the ingredients for the dressing, pour over the pasta. Gently mix together all the ingredients, making sure everything is thoroughly coated in the dressing, season and serve.

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