Operation Transformation Week 7: Chicken Spaghetti

Courtesy of Operation Transformation on RTÉ One


Serves 2 (Each serving contains approx 420 kcal)



200g cooked chicken (use leftovers from last nights dinner)
100g wholewheat spaghetti
200g cherry tomatoes
50g black olives, pitted and sliced
1 courgette, finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed

Food Staples

1 teaspoon tomato puree
2 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
300mls water
4 basil leaves


  1. Place the pasta in a pot of boiling water and cook for approximately 10 minutes
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of garlic to another pan and stir
  3. Place rest of ingredients into the pan
  4. Pour 300mls slightly cooled boiled water into the saucepan
  5. Bring saucepan with all ingredients to a simmer
  6. Simmer mixture uncovered in the saucepan for 10 – 15 minutes
  7. Add in the cooked spaghetti
  8. Add more water if the sauce is too thick or doesn’t cover the pasta
  9. Serve on plates topped with basil leaves
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