Chicken and broccoli pasta with goats cheese

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


• 2 cups penne pasta (wholemeal if preferred)

• 2 tbsp olive oil

• 500g chicken breast, cut into strips

• 500g broccoli florets, lightly steamed


• 1/2 cup pitted olives, chopped

• 1 large red capsicum, cut into strips

• 60g goats cheese

• Pepper to taste


1. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling water (unsalted).

2. Steam broccoli for 3 – 4 mins and set aside.

3. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large pan over high heat. Cook chicken in small batches, tossing frequently until tender and cooked through. Transfer each batch to a plate.

4. Add chopped olives and capsicum to pan cooking for 1 – 2 mins.

5. Add the chicken, broccoli and cooked pasta to the pan and stir through goats cheese until melted.

6. Season with a little pepper and serve immediately.