Creamy chicken avocado zughetti. Easy dinner recipe!


This creamy chicken avocado zughetti recipe is all kinds of epic. Yay for this easy dinner recipe! Yay for healthy dinner recipes!

This recipe features in our #GetMerry Challenge meal plan. If you’re looking for recipes that are easy, healthy and yum this is the challenge for you. The challenge includes a 21-day meal plan filled with 21 easy breakfast recipes and 21 easy dinner recipes PLUS 3 epic Sunday sweet treats. All healthy, all yum as!

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OK, back to the magic of this creamy chicken avocado zughetti. We love this recipe so much because it’s full of good fats, greens and protein. Also bacon. Because… bacon.

It’s a winner of a recipe, we know the whole family will love it! If you give it a try let us know! 

Always merrymaking,

Emma + Carla

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Creamy Chicken Avocado Zughetti
Serves 4
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
  1. 500 g (1 lb.) chicken breast or thigh cubed
  2. 200 g (7 oz.) mushrooms sliced
  3. 100 g (3.5 oz.) cherry tomatoes halved
  4. 100 g (3.5 oz.) baby spinach leaves
  5. 4 zucchinis spiralised or peeled lengthways
  6. 2 rashers (slices) bacon diced
  7. 1 avocado
  8. 1 clove garlic crushed
  9. 1 lemon juiced
  10. 1 onion diced
  11. 2 tbs. macadamia nuts or grated cheese
  12. coconut oil
  13. salt and pepper
  1. Prepare the zughetti, peel zucchinis lengthways or use a spiraliser. Leave for now.
  2. In a blender or food processor, add the avocado, garlic, lemon juice, spinach and season with salt and pepper, whiz until nice and smooth. Set aside.
  3. In a large frypan, heat a little coconut oil and fry the onion and bacon for about 2 minutes or until soft, add the chicken and fry for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cherry tomatoes and mushrooms to the pan and continue to stir.
  5. Stir through the avocado sauce.
  6. Finally add the zucchinis and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.
  7. AHHH! Yum! Grate macadamia nuts on top or add a sprinkle of cheese.
  1. Add your favourite fresh herb for extra taste sensation. We like coriander and dill!
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