Rich Tomato and Chicken Pasta
  • 1tbls olive oil
  • 3rashers baconchopped
  • 1 brown onionthinly diced
  • 3 garlic clovesthinly diced or crushed
  • 1bottle tomato passata
  • 1tin tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2tsp sugar
  • 1tsp tamarior a few good dhakes of salt
  • small handful fresh basilthinly sliced
  • 2good glugs of red wine
  • Leftover roast chicken
  • pasta of choice
  • parmesan to sprinkle
  1. Heat oil on medium heat in a saucepan.
  2. Add onion, garlic and bacon and cook until onion is translucent and bacon slightly browning.
  3. Add passata, tinned tomato, basil, sugar, tamari, red wine and cook for 10-15 minutes to reduce.
  4. At the same time start boiling water for your pasta and cook it once boiling.
  5. After ten minutes add leftover chicken and cook for another five minutes (if you want to use fresh chicken just add 3-4 sliced chicken thighs when you are cooking the bacon, onion and garlic).
  6. Once cooked add it to the top of pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan.