Chicken Fettuccine

Serves4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 mins
Chicken Fettuccine

Ingredients

1 brown onion, finely chopped
350 g fettuccine
400 g chicken mince
50 g zucchini, grated
¼ cup chopped basil
cup breadcrumbs
300 ml cream
¾ cup grated parmesan
75 g baby rocket
Salt and cracked black pepper

Method

1

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water. Drain, then set aside.

2

Mix together chicken mince, half the onion, zucchini, sweet potato, basil, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Shape into 20 small meatballs.

3

Cook meatballs in a large non-stick frying pan with a little oil until browned and cooked through. Remove, drain on a paper towel and keep warm.

4

Add a little more oil to pan, cook remaining oil until softened, then add cream and cook for a few minutes until thickened slightly. Add parmesan, cook for a minute then add the pasta to the pan, along with the rocket and meatballs. Toss to coat in the sauce then remove from the heat when the rocket has wilted and meatballs are fully cooked through.

5

Serve immediately topped with a little extra parmesan if desired.

NOTE - substitute 400g lean turkey mince (available in supermarkets)

Ingredients

 1 brown onion, finely chopped
 350 g fettuccine
 400 g chicken mince
 50 g zucchini, grated
 ¼ cup chopped basil
  cup breadcrumbs
 300 ml cream
 ¾ cup grated parmesan
 75 g baby rocket
 Salt and cracked black pepper

Directions

1

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water. Drain, then set aside.

2

Mix together chicken mince, half the onion, zucchini, sweet potato, basil, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Shape into 20 small meatballs.

3

Cook meatballs in a large non-stick frying pan with a little oil until browned and cooked through. Remove, drain on a paper towel and keep warm.

4

Add a little more oil to pan, cook remaining oil until softened, then add cream and cook for a few minutes until thickened slightly. Add parmesan, cook for a minute then add the pasta to the pan, along with the rocket and meatballs. Toss to coat in the sauce then remove from the heat when the rocket has wilted and meatballs are fully cooked through.

5

Serve immediately topped with a little extra parmesan if desired.

NOTE - substitute 400g lean turkey mince (available in supermarkets)
Chicken Fettuccine

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