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Chicken Pesto with Wholewheat Penne Pasta

R 72.74

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).

 Cashews (Tree Nuts), Cheese (Cow's Milk) , Wheat (Gluten), Wheat (Gluten), Wheat (Gluten), Dairy, Garlic

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

Typical Nutritional Information
  Per 250g Per 100g
Energy (kJ)
Energy (kcal)
Protein (g) 35.2 14.1
Glycaemic Carbohydrates (g)
of which total sugar (g)
Dietary fibre* (g)
of which saturated fat (g)
Total Sodium (mg) 730 292

Nutritional information refers to the product as packed/sold.

Chicken (36%) [Chicken, Salt]; Whole Wheat Pasta (30%) [Durham Wheat, Wheat Bran]; Basil Pesto (18%) [Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Basil, Cashew Nuts, Kefalotiri Cheese, Lemon Juice, Garlic, Kalahari Salt, Black Pepper]; Vegetables (16%) [Baby Marrow, Tomatoes, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Kalahari Salt].

Exchange Table
Protein (7g*) 5.0
Carbohydrate (15g*) 1.9
Fat (5g*) 4.7

* Grams per exchange

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. 180 degree Celsius for 25-30 mins.

Frying Pan: Heat defrosted meal in pan.


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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