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A quick and simple pasta salad that is perfect for healthy weeknight dinners.

Zingy Lemon Chicken Pasta Salad

Zingy lemon pasta tossed with fresh garden peas, toasted almonds and shredded chicken for a speedy weeknight meal. Have the leftovers as the perfect desk lunch.
Course Dinner, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 947kcal
Author Debs


  • 200 g dried bowtie pasta
  • 1 shredded chicken breast
  • 200 g frozen peas thawed
  • bunch of tarragon
  • bunch of parsley
  • bunch of mint
  • For the dressing
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 75 ml lemon juice
  • 15 grams toasted flaked almonds


  • Boil the pasta in salted water, according to the package instructions.
  • While it’s cooking toast the almonds in a dry skillet over a medium heat.
  • Mix the ingredients for the dressing together and whisk.
  • Once the pasta is cooked, drain and run under cold water to cool off.
  • Toss all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Serves 2