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£3 Challenge-Tomato and chicken pasta bake

By doing your grocery shopping online and taking the time to cook your own meals you can easily save up to £3 a day over Frozen food and ready meals.

You will be healthier for it too!

In this blog will be showing you how to make a tasty chicken and tomato pasta bake for just £3.42 from Amazon Fresh.

You can buy this as a microwave meal for 4 at Tesco for £5.00, but when its cheaper and healthier to cook from fresh, then why wouldn't you?

You will need:

Morrisons Penne Pasta 500g-£0.61p

Simply chicken 2 British skinless fresh fillets 300g-£1.66

EAST END FOODS chopped tomatoes 397g-£0.40

Gia sundried tomato puree with oil, herbs and spices 80g-£0.75

 

Method:

  1. Empty out 3 quarters of the pasta into a pan and add water
  2. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Whilst pasta is cooking cut your chicken fillets into small pieces
  4. Fry off the chicken pieces making sure they are cooked through.
  5. Drain off your pasta, then, keeping it in the pan add half a tube of the tomato puree and stir until all of the pasta is coated.
  6. Move the pasta into a deep oven dish/casserol dish
  7. Add your chicken and spread out evenly through the pasta
  8. Now add the whole tin of chopped tomatoes
  9. Put in the oven for 15-20 minutes at gas mark 4/180 degrees Celsius.
  10. (if you like your pasta cheese-y you can grate some cheddar or mozzarella cheese on top for the last 5 minutes of cooking.

With the money you have saved by cooking a homemade meal with Amazon Fresh, why not treat the family to a dessert:

Morrisons Apple Strudel £1.00  

Ambrosia Devon Custard-£0.60

Enjoy!