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easy chicken pasta recipe

Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

This easy chicken pasta recipe is for a low fat chicken and broccoli dish. Perfect for evenings when you're pressed for time and need a quick easy chicken dinner recipe.

Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 6)
Time: 30 minutes

  • 8 ounces of pasta

  • 1 pound of broccoli, chopped into bite-sized pieces

  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, chopped

  • Parmesan (optional topping)

  • Directions

    Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil. Add pasta, and cook 8 - 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain. Return the pasta to the pot, cover, and set aside.

    Meanwhile, in another pot cook the broccoli until it is tender but still firm. Drain. Return the broccoli to its pot, cover, and set aside.

    In a large frying pan melt the butter over medium heat. Saute the garlic for 30 seconds. Add the chopped chicken and brown on all sides until cooked through. Add the cooked pasta and broccoli to the skillet. Mix well, cover, and let sit 5 minutes. Serve warm topped with Parmesan cheese.

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