Leftover recipe ideas- Honey-mustard chicken pasta


honeymustard pastaHere’s a  tasty recipe idea to use up any leftover chicken after your roast. Try this yummy pasta dish

Cooking time- Prep:10 mins  Cook:10 mins

Serves 4



  • 300g farfalle or other pasta shape
  • 3 tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise (use full-fat if you prefer)
  • 1 heaped tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • 300g cooked chicken, torn into rough pieces
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced (or use ½ red onion, thinly sliced)
  • small bunch basil, leaves roughly torn
  • 4 tomatoes, quartered, then each chunk halved


Boil the pasta, then cool under running water. Mix the mayo, mustard and honey in a large bowl and loosen with a little water to make a dressing the consistency of double cream. Add the pasta, chicken, onions, basil and tomatoes, season to taste, and then gently mix together.

For more recipe ideas and tips on reducing food waste and saving money visit Love Food Hate Waste and  Recycle for Dorset Blog.

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