RIGATONI WITH CHICKEN

AND PESTO GENOVESE

Classic Blue Box Rigatoni Pasta

Made with

Barilla Rigatoni

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Skill
Beginner


681.4
Calories
25.6g
Total Fat
46.1g
Protein
63.8g
Total Carbohydrates

Ingredients

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 400g Barilla Rigatoni
  • 1 jar Barilla Pesto Genovese
  • 400g cooked chicken breast, torn into large pieces
  • 100g baby spinach
  • 40g Parmigiano Reggiano, finely grated (plus extra to serve)

Instructions

  • TO START

    Bring plenty of water to the boil in a large saucepan. Once boiling add rock salt, we recommend 7 grams per litre of water.
  • COOK THE PASTA

    Drop the Barilla Rigatoni into the water and stir. Cook according to the instructions on the pack.
  • PREPARE THE PASTA

    Drain the pasta, reserving 60ml of the cooking water. Return the pasta to the pan. Add the Pesto Genovese and reserved water and toss to combine. 


  • ADD THE CHICKEN

    Add the chicken, baby spinach and Parmigiano Reggiano. Gently toss to combine.


  • SERVE

    Serve with Parmigiano Reggiano and a drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. 



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