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Low FODMAP creamy chicken pesto pasta with tomatoes and mushrooms on a plate

Low FODMAP pasta pesto with chicken

  • Author: Karlijn
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Servings: 2 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A classic low FODMAP creamy chicken pesto pasta. A delicious fast dinner! Ready in 20 min. Gluten-free & low lactose. 


  • 160 g (5.6 oz) gluten-free penne or another kind of pasta
  • 250 g (8.8 oz) chicken thigh or breast 
  • 120 g (4.2 oz) zucchini
  • 200 g (7.1 oz) oyster mushrooms or canned mushrooms
  • 80 g (2.8 oz) cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp low FODMAP pesto
  • 90 g (3.2 oz) lactose-free crème fraîche
  • Grated cheese to taste


  1. Make the pesto with this recipe. Set aside. 
  2. Bring a pan with water to boil and cook the pasta according to the instructions on the package.
  3. Cut the chicken thigh into pieces. Heat some oil in a pan and fry the chicken, while you stir regularly until cooked on all sides.
  4. Cut the zucchini and oyster mushrooms into pieces. If you use canned mushrooms, make sure that you drain and rinse them well.
  5. Add the vegetables to the chicken and fry for a few minutes until the zucchini has softened. Season with pepper, salt, and oregano.
  6. Cut the tomatoes in half, add them and fry them for 2 minutes. 
  7. Add 4 tbsp of the pesto and crème fraîche to the pan. Stir together and leave to simmer for a few minutes until the sauce is warm.
  8. Drain the pasta and divide the pasta over two plates. Put the chicken pesto sauce on top and garnish the low FODMAP pasta pesto with some grated cheese to taste.
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Frying
  • Cuisine: International


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 785
  • Fat: 37
  • Carbohydrates: 74
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 34

Keywords: gluten-free chicken pesto pasta, low FODMAP chicken pesto pasta, creamy chicken pesto pasta