Pesto is already great when added to a pasta, you can just have that with cheese and you’re good, it’s a nice simple meal. But you can easily make it hardier by adding meat,… chicken breast for example, or a simple salad on the side,… lettuce and tomato,…
For this meal I added chicken breast. Pulled it out of the freezer in the morning so it would defrost during the day. In the evening when I got home, I devised a plan of attack, I didn’t want to spend more than 30 min making dinner.
Faster Meals Tip 2: Plan your routine in the kitchen, think about multitasking. Not everything needs your attention while it’s cooking.
First thing, boil some water in an electric kettle (boils faster). While the water is boiling you can start preparing the chicken breast.
Water should have boiled by now, move it to a pot and start cooking the pasta. Then go back to the chicken…
Just had another thought, the chicken breast can store in the fridge for a couple of days so you can make extra and serve it over salad the next day.
Do you multitask in your kitchen? What’s your most complex routine?