Chicken and Pesto Pasta

Heinz top tip

Try using different shaped, kid friendly pastas for a more entertaining meal for your little ones.

Recipe facts

From 12 months
Main meal
Chicken
Pasta

Ingredients

1 (213 mL) Heinz Chicken Casserole with Vegetables and Rice Jar

50 g penne pasta  (about 1/2 cup)

1 tbsp (15 mL) unsalted butter

1 cup (250 mL) finely chopped brown mushrooms

1 tbsp (15 mL) basil pesto

Method

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta and cut into small pieces, about 1/2 cm. 

2. Heat butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, or until soft. Place mushrooms on paper towel to absorb excess moisture. 

3. Add Heinz Chicken Casserole with Vegetables and Rice Jar, chopped mushrooms and pesto to a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until combined and heated through, about 2 to 3 minutes. 

4. Check temperature before serving. 

5. Serve portion in a bowl and refrigerate remainder for another meal.