Creamy Chicken & Chorizo Pasta

A great family meal that tastes like it should
be double the calories!
Cooked in a slow cooker, this is a one pot

The Ingredients

  • 600g Chicken Breast
  • 50g Chorizo
  • 200g Cherry Tomatoes
  • 40g Tomato Puree
  • 10g Garlic Puree
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1 Chicken Stock cube/pot in 150ml Water
  • 300g Dried Penne Pasta
  • 165g Philadelphia Lightest (One tub)
  • 200g Frozen Spinach

Serves 4

Per Serving
Energy – 560 kcals
Carbs – 61g
Fats – 11g
Protein – 57g


  • Chop the chicken into 3cm pieces, slice the chorizo into
    thin slices and halve the cherry tomatoes.
  • Add the chicken, chorizo & tomatoes to the slow cooker
    along with the tomato puree, garlic puree, basil and
  • Pour over the stock and stir.
  • Cook on the high setting for 2 – 2.5 hours.
  • Add the pasta along with 400ml of boiling water and mix
    well. Allow to cook for another 40 minutes, stirring half
    way through.
  • To finish add the light cream cheese and spinach. Mix
    well and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  • Mix the spinach through and serve in large bowls.
  • Add a small amount of finely grated parmesan and
    season with pepper.

You could add 1-2 tsp of crushed dried chilli if you like a bit
of a kick.
If you like more of a smoky flavour add 1 tbsp of smoked
paprika with the dried herbs.