This dish is an easy mid-week meal pleaser for the whole family.

  • Serves: 4 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Italian

    Chicken Pasta Tray Bake

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    1 tbsp Olive Oil

    250g Penne Pasta

    4 Chicken Breasts, cut into thin strips

    1 Red Onion, finely chopped

    2 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped

    2 Courgettes, thinly sliced

    300ml Double Cream

    1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped (plus a little extra to garnish)

    75g Mature Grated Cheddar

    Salt

    Pepper

    30 x 25cm Baking Dish

    Method

    Pre-heat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6

    Cook the pasta in lightly salted water according to pack instructions.

    Drain the pasta and set aside.

    In the meantime, heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan, add the chicken, onions and garlic and fry until just turning golden brown.

    Add the courgettes and cook for a further 5 minutes.

    Stir in the cream, bring to a simmer then remove from the heat.

    Fold in the pasta and chopped parsley.

    Add a little salt and pepper to taste.

    Pour the pasta mix into the baking dish and scatter over the grated cheddar.

    Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden.

    Sprinkle over a little chopped fresh parsley and serve.

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