Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Geema

This recipe is a simple, fast, one dish meal,yet elegant enough for company dinners. Just add a green salad and some garlic bread. I make this whenever I have some leftover chicken breasts.

Top Review by Willowmist

This was about the yummiest thing I've ever made. Husband and four year old loved it too. We didn't use the red pepper flakes, and I used frozen broccoli and probably had more than half a pound. Magnificent! Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot with boiling salted water cook pasta according to directions until al dente.
  2. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, blanch broccoli florets in a medium size saucepan for 2 minutes.
  4. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking.
  5. In large saute pan add the minced garlic and pesto sauce and olive oil, cooking over medium high heat for for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the chopped tomatoes, broccoli, cooked chicken, salt and pepper and red pepper flakes.
  7. Stir to mix well and until heated.
  8. Add cooked pasta to saute pan and stir to blend.
  9. Add Parmesan cheese, fresh chopped basil and serve warm.

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