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    Couscous with Rocket and Parsley Pesto, Chicken, Green Beans and Grana Padano

    4 people
    T345 min


    • 200 g couscous
    • 100 g rocket
    • 100 g Grana Padano
    • 400 g chicken breasts
    • 300 g green beans
    • 1 bunch parsley
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 1 lemon (the juice)
    • 50 g pine nuts
    • extra virgin olive oil
    • salt
    • pepper


    STEP 1

    Prepare the pesto by placing the rocket, parsley, a clove of garlic, the pine nuts, grated Grana Padano and 100 ml of extra virgin olive oil in a mixer, then purée until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
    Parboil the green beans in plenty of salted water, drain and set aside to cool.

    STEP 2

    Cut the chicken into chunks and sauté in a non-stick pan with a clove of garlic and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil; when the chicken in cooked, deglaze with lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.

    STEP 3

    Prepare the couscous according to the package instructions, stir in the pesto, green beans and chicken and serve garnished with rocket leaves and shavings of Grana Padano.