Slimming World Creamy Cheesy Pasta

Now I don’t know about you, but the words Creamy Cheesy Pasta in the same sentence excite me slightly. That’s how I just KNEW slimming world was for me… I mean Pasta whenever you want AND still lose weight!? Yes please.

This recipe is SO versatile. Chicken, Bacon and Mushroom is one of my favourite combinations, I also love Salmon and Brocolli or Prawn and Chorizo. You just have to swap the ingredients around and adjust cooking times accordingly! 

I cooked for 2 and a half people using these amounts…

You will need:

  • 2 large Chicken Breasts sliced up
  • 4 rashers of Bacon (fat removed) cut into lardons
  • 4 large handfuls of Pasta
  • 2 large handfuls of Mushrooms sliced up
  • 1 handful of Green Beans sliced up
  • 1 handful of Asparagus sliced up
  • Reduced Fat Cream Cheese (75g = HexA) I used a 200g tub for the 2 and a half of us
  • 2 Chicken Oxo
  • Frylight, Salt and Pepper

  
First you want to heat up a large frying pan or wok sprayed with frylight whilst boiling a kettle. Add the chicken to the hot pan and the water to a separate pan, both pans on a high heat.

Leave the chicken to fry for 2-3 mins without stirring it.

  
Add the pasta to the boiling water with a large pinch of salt. Crumble the oxo cubes over the chicken, then give it a stir and leave to fry for a further 2-3 mins.

  
Next add the bacon and mushrooms and continue to fry whilst the pasta is cooking. If it drys up I add a spoon of water from the pasta to help it along a bit.

  
Once the pasta has been cooking for around 8 mins it should be nearly ready. Add the green beans and asparagus and cook for another minute (I had to cook my asparagus separate on this occasion because my other half is a fussy git)

  

After a minute, drain the pasta and veg, make sure you reserve the water it cooked in as this will help make a nice silky, creamy sauce! 

  
Add the pasta and veg to the frying pan along with the cream cheese.

  
Stir all together, adding some water a spoonful at a time until you get the desired consistency.

  
And you are ready! I always add way too much black pepper on top and if I’m feeling extra indulgent a few Syns of Parmesan.

  
Hope you enjoy this meal as much as I do, it’s up there with my top 5 faves and honestly so flexible to suit your tastes!

L x

  

12 Comments

  1. claire
    January 2, 2016 / 7:32 pm

    That looks amazing hope to see a few more of your recipes on here. Sound like a stalker but seen a few videos on Youtube of your cooking x

    • January 2, 2016 / 8:18 pm

      Thankyou! Love sharing recipes this is a lot easier way to than YouTube! X

  2. Marian
    January 2, 2016 / 8:25 pm

    Loving this Lil, keep them coming xxx

  3. Laura
    January 2, 2016 / 9:44 pm

    I follow you on Instagram and am so pleased you have started a blog. Will be adding you to my favourites and look forward to your updates! 😃 Happy new year X

    • January 2, 2016 / 9:46 pm

      Ahh Thankyou Laura! That is lovely to hear 🙂 happy new year xx

  4. Maria
    January 3, 2016 / 12:41 am

    I love your YouTube videos, I am so pleased that you are doing recipes and am loving your blogs, I am always looking for healthy meal ideas!

    • January 3, 2016 / 8:26 am

      Ahh Thankyou Maria! This is a lot less time consuming and a more realistic way for my to share recipes! Glad you like it xx

  5. Jen
    January 3, 2016 / 8:52 am

    Loving the blogs ❤️
    Your food always looks fab x

  6. Emer
    January 4, 2016 / 8:54 pm

    Just cooked this was absolutely delicious
    Thank you so much x

  7. Gill
    January 29, 2016 / 5:51 pm

    OMG I just made this (with syn free garlic & herb sausages instead of chicken as I had none!) But it was amazing, you are a genius, love how quick it was but so filling! I follow you on IG & YouTube, so glad you are blogging! 😀

  8. Kelly Marie
    February 18, 2017 / 12:44 am

    Hey love the sound of this recipe 😍 Do you think that would be okay to use the chicken stocks instead of the oxo cubes as I don’t have any in my cupboard
    Thanks
    Kelly

    • March 14, 2017 / 8:31 pm

      Ofcourse! I’m fairly sure they would work just the same 🙂 xx

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