Friday, January 9, 2009

Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken

Do you ever get recipes sent to you in the mail? I do and I LOVE it!! Sometimes the recipes aren't that great, but sometimes you get one that's totally a keeper. Well, that's what today's recipe is. It's from Easy Everyday Cooking, and that's just what this recipe is - easy for everyday cooking. This is one of my favorite weekday meals to make. The directions are simple, the ingredients are simple, and the same goes for the taste, simple and delicious and not to mention pretty healthy!

Here's what you'll need:
2 T. olive oil, divided
4 skinless,boneless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
1 C. mini carrots sliced in half lengthwise
1 (16 oz) pkg. frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
4 cloves garlic, minces OR 1 t. garlic powder
1 (16 oz) pkg. angel hair pasta
1 1/3 C. chicken broth
2 t. dried basil
1/2 C. shredded Parmesean cheese
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add chicken. Cook, stirring, until chicken is cooked through. Remove from skillet. Heat remaining oil in same skillet. Begin heating water for pasta. Add carrot to skillet; cook, stirring, until slightly tender. Add broccoli and garlic to skillet; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes longer. Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, add chicken broth, basil, and Parmesan to skillet. Stir to combine. Return chicken to skillet. Reduce heat and simmer for 4 minutes. Drain pasta. Place in a large serving bowl. Top with chicken and vegetable mixture. Serve immediately. Yields about 8 servings.

1 comment:

Rachelle said...

THis one was yummy and healthy! I used gluten free noodles and chicken stock instead of chicken broth. All my kids loved it, and they don't usually like veggies!

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