Spicy chicken and sweetcorn Bolognese recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
5-a-day: 1
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 15 min
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  • This spicy chicken pasta is ready in 20 mins, a great family meal with sweetcorn and carrots. Or whizz the Bolognese to make it more kid-friendly.


    • 400g fusili or other pasta shapes
    • 500g minced chicken
    • 1 large carrot, coarsely grated
    • 350g frozen sweetcorn
    • 500g jar extra spicy sauce for Bolognese


    • Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water, according to the packet instructions then drain well.

    • Meanwhile, lightly brown the chicken in a large non-stick pan for about 5 mins until the juices run clear.

    • Stir in the carrot, sweetcorn and the sauce and bring to a gentle boil. Simmer gently for 5 mins.

    • Add the sauce to the pasta, toss well together then divide between bowls and serve.

    Top tip for making Spicy chicken and sweetcorn Bolognese

    Top tip: Try adding 2-3 rashers of chopped smoked bacon in with the chicken. Finish with a handful of torn fresh basil.

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