Quick Chicken and Ham Pasta


Serves 1

  • 60g dried pasta
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 100g chicken breast, sliced into thin strips
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 50g thick-cut ham, chopped
  • 60g fat-free cottage cheese


Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Meanwhile heat the oil in a large frying pan, season the chicken with salt and pepper then fry in until golden brown. Add the garlic and ham to the pan and fry for a couple of minutes.

Drain the pasta, reserving a little of the cooking water. Add the cooked pasta to the pan with the chicken and ham and toss to coat.

Put a little of the pasta water into a liquidiser with the cottage cheese and a pinch of salt and blend until smooth.

Remove the pan from the heat, add the cheese sauce and toss to coat.

  • Quick and easy
  • Family friendly

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