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Chicken Pesto with Wholewheat Penne Pasta - 250g

Meat

This is an upgrade from a regular pesto pasta and one of our most popular meals. A high-quality **whole-wheat pasta, with free-range *chicken, extra virgin olive oil, Kefalotiri cheese, cherry tomatoes and courgettes. This pasta is just as good as the old Italian mamma makes.* chicken: our meat is hormone, steroid and routine antibiotic free. **whole-wheat pasta: This is one of the few meals where we allowed wheat, we felt that whole-wheat pasta was easier on the stomach than most alternatives. Whole-wheat pasta is way higher in fibre than white pasta and high-fibre makes all the difference (whole wheat pasta is 3 or more times higher in fibre).

Healthy Meals Delivered with FitChef
FitChef is a healthy food company that produces ready made meals, smoothies, juices, snacks and breakfasts options, based on the #eatClean ethos. This means we are obsessed with real, whole food ingredients and giving you healthy food as close to natures version as possible. We have a wide range of great quick, easy meat, vegan and vegetarian prepared frozen meals. Which includes your favourite weekend spoils while still adding to your health with our burgers, pizzas, and guilt-free snacks.You want to make sure you’re actually eating food not a science experiment, that’s why we cook with no preservatives, additives, highly refined ingredients, no artificial or man-made chemicals. No added sugar (apart from the limited occasional use of honey or coconut sugar). Meats are growth hormone and routine antibiotic free and most meals are wheat and gluten free.

 Milk (Dairy), Gluten, Tree Nuts

Made in a kitchen with eggs, nuts, seeds, dairy & soya

Typical Nutritional Information
  Per 250g Per 100g
Energy (kJ)
Energy (kcal)
1968
471
787
188
Protein (g) 36.9 14.8
Glycaemic Carbohydrates (g)
of which total sugar (g)
Dietary fibre* (g)
27.0
3.1
4.6
10.8
1.2
1.8
Fat(g)
of which saturated fat (g)
22.6
4.2
9.0
1.7
Total Sodium (mg) 522 209

Nutritional information refers to the product as packed/sold.

Baby marrow, Basil, Black pepper, Cashew nuts, Chicken, Cocktail tomatoes, Durham wheat, Extra virgin olive oil , Kefalotiri cheese, Pumpkin seeds, Salt (unrefined kalahari), Wheat bran

FVLN (Fruit Veg Legumes Nuts)
FVLN Score (per 100g) 16.4
FVLN Cooked Weight (per 100g) 16.3
FVLN Dried Weight (per 100g) 0.04
FVLN Other Ingredients (per 100g) 83.7
FVLN Notes Non-FLVN are still whole food: Wholewheat penne pasta, olive oil.

Storing Instructions


Defrost meal in fridge for best results, Keep refrigerated. Eat meals within 2 days of defrosting.


Heating Instructions


Best Results:

Hot Tray: Place meal on hot tray. Frozen meal: 25-30 mins, defrosted meal 20 mins. Turn hot tray off afterwards.

Oven: Remove from packaging and place meal into oven-proof container. 180ºC for 25-30 mins.

Frying Pan: Heat defrosted meal in pan.

Convenience: 

Microwave: Once defrosted, open film, heat for 2 mins on high, stir to thicken sauces. If frozen heat for 4 mins on high. Microwave heating will always soften food, while it is more convenient other heating methods will produce better results.


Freezing Instructions


Keep all meals frozen in your freezer for up to 3 months. Defrost in your fridge overnight for best results. Stir any sauces to thicken.

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