Chicken Pesto with Quiona (GF)

Looking for some healthy meal inspiration this week?

This Chicken Pesto with Quinoa is a favorite in our house.

1 cup white quinoa

1 1/2 cups chicken stock

4 x 170g chicken breast fillets

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 cup pepitas pumpkin seeds

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/3 cup pesto

1 bunch broccolini

Place quinoa and stock in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes until soft. Leave to stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

How to Poach Chicken

Place chicken in a pan of simmering, salted water. Simmer gently for 5 minutes, then remove from heat, cover and stand for 15-20 minutes until cooked through. Remove from water and shred with a fork.


Boil broccolini in a seperate pot unti tender and leave to stand

Pumpkin Seeds

Heat the oil in a pan and add pumpkin seeds and cook until golden

Put the shredded chicken in a large bowl with lemon juice and remaining tablespoon oil, then add the remaining ingredients and combine.

Ready to serve!