Healthy Chicken Pasta Bake

DifficultyBeginner

Prep Time5 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time35 mins

 200g/7oz wholewheat pasta
 1 broccoli
 2 chicken breasts
 2 tsp. ground almonds
 2 tsp. flaxseed
 1 butternut squash
 120ml/4fl oz almond milk
 120ml/4fl oz veg broth
 3 tbsp. nutritional yeast
 2 tsp. paprika
 Fresh coriander to garnish

1

Preheat the oven to 190C/375F.

2

Peel & chop the butternut squash into small chunks, then place in a pan of boiling water, leave over a medium/high heat for 10 minutes.

3

Meanwhile place the pasta and broccoli in another pan of boiling water, leave on a medium heat for 5-7 minutes. (The pasta should still be a little bit hard).

4

Once the butternut squash is soft - drain the water from the pan, then place the squash in a food processor along with the almond milk, vegetable broth, nutritional yeast and paprika. Blitz until a smooth and creamy sauce is reached.

5

Place the pasta, broccoli and chicken in your pasta dish, then pour the sauce over the top.

6

Sprinkle the ground almonds and flax seed on top, then bake for 20-30 minutes.

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Ingredients

 200g/7oz wholewheat pasta
 1 broccoli
 2 chicken breasts
 2 tsp. ground almonds
 2 tsp. flaxseed
 1 butternut squash
 120ml/4fl oz almond milk
 120ml/4fl oz veg broth
 3 tbsp. nutritional yeast
 2 tsp. paprika
 Fresh coriander to garnish

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 190C/375F.

2

Peel & chop the butternut squash into small chunks, then place in a pan of boiling water, leave over a medium/high heat for 10 minutes.

3

Meanwhile place the pasta and broccoli in another pan of boiling water, leave on a medium heat for 5-7 minutes. (The pasta should still be a little bit hard).

4

Once the butternut squash is soft - drain the water from the pan, then place the squash in a food processor along with the almond milk, vegetable broth, nutritional yeast and paprika. Blitz until a smooth and creamy sauce is reached.

5

Place the pasta, broccoli and chicken in your pasta dish, then pour the sauce over the top.

6

Sprinkle the ground almonds and flax seed on top, then bake for 20-30 minutes.

Healthy Chicken Pasta Bake

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