Healthy Chicken breast recipe with giant couscous, pesto sauce and radicchio
This quick chicken salad is a life saviour, quick to make and requires just a few ingredients like chicken breast, pesto suace, radicchio and peppers .
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
- 300 g giant couscous
- 300 g chicken breast cooked - I used roasted
- 3 peppers I have used mini pimientos dulce
- 1/2 radicchio
- 2 small red onions
- 3 spring onions
- 4 tbsp homemade pesto sauce
Cook the couscous by following package instructions. Mine cooked in 7 minutes.
Meanwhile, take out a larger bowl, add the shredded chicken breast, chop the red onion, spring onion, radicchio and the peppers.
Add the cooked giant couscous and the pesto sauce and give it a good old mix. Serve warm or cold. As simple and as quick as this!
Chicken can be replaced by tuna, shredded beef or some good shredded ham hock. I have tried all of them so give it a go, feel adventurous ;-) .
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Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 582mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 745IU | Vitamin C: 78.5mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1.2mg