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One-Pot Chicken, Tomato and Basil Pasta

one-pot chicken and tomato pasta

The most important note that I have for you regarding this recipe is that I have fallen in love with it.

Truly and deeply.

And I think the same might happen to you too.

Well, who wouldn’t love a meal that can be prepared within 30 minutes, where only one pot is used and the result tastes just wonderful? It is a simple and delicious dish that I highly recommend.

A real keeper!

 

one-pot chicken and tomato pasta

These are the ingredients that you need.

So yes, the only thing that you will need to prepare in advance is the cooked chicken. I cooked mine in chicken broth (not the chicken broth noted in the recipe list).

 

one-pot chicken and tomato pasta

1. To begin, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a larger pot over medium heat.

2. Chop the onions.

3. Once the oil gets hot, add the chopped onions and cook until the onions are translucent and softened, about 7 minutes.

4. Then add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.

5. Add the remaining ingredients to the pot – the pasta, crushed tomatoes with their liquid, cooked and shredded chicken, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, fresh basil, chicken broth, salt and pepper.

6. Stir everything together until well combined.

 

one-pot chicken and tomato pasta

7. Bring to a boil. Cover the pot, reduce to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes or even more, depending on the type of pasta you are using. Stir frequently. Cook until almost all the liquid has evaporated and the pasta has reached an al dente consistency.

8. Finally, add more salt and pepper if needed and stir well.

 

one-pot chicken and tomato pasta

9. This meal tastes best when served immediately with a generous topping of freshly grated Parmesan cheese!

 

one-pot chicken and tomato pasta

Yummy!

 

one-pot chicken and tomato pasta

Enjoy!

With love,
Petra

(This lovely recipe was adapted from www.fearlesshomemaker.com. It makes 3 servings.)

 

Cheesy Pasta With Chicken, Broccoli And Sun Dried Tomatoes

pasta with cheese, broccoli and dried tomatoes recipe

Are you on the lookout for quick and delicious weeknight dinner recipes? Then I can wholeheartedly recommend this pasta to you, dear friends.

This recipe only requires a couple minutes of your time and will reward you with an amazing, flavorful and satisfying result. Just imagine some really delicious creamy and cheesy sauce combined with flavorful chicken chunks, broccoli and sun dried tomatoes, all poured over your favorite kind of pasta. Sounds good, right?

I made this meal for our dinner a few days ago and I think that this recipe is definitely going to stay.

Here is how it can be prepared…

 

Cheesy Pasta With Chicken, Broccoli And Sun Dried Tomatoes

The ingredients…

 

pasta with cheese, broccoli and dried tomatoes recipe

1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain well.

2. Cook broccoli in salted water for about 5-7 minutes, until cooked but still crunchy. Drain well, reserving about 1/2 cup (120 ml) of the cooking water for the chicken.

3. Combine pasta and broccoli in one pot.

Broccoli, Chickpeas and Garlic Whole-Wheat Spaghetti

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat pasta recipe

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I like whole-wheat pasta a lot.

I like the unique taste it has, I like its slightly brittle texture (fiber baby, fiber!) and I like the idea that it’s considered healthy.

To make a super-quick lunch or dinner, I often put together some whole-wheat spaghetti, a little bit of soy sauce and some steamed or cooked vegetables. Simplicity is my favorite game!

The meals made with this kind of pasta are even surprisingly satisfying… just like this recipe…

 

whole wheat broccoli, chickpeas and garlic spaghetti recipe ingredients

Here’s what we need.

 
 

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat pasta recipe cooking broccoli

1. First, cut the broccoli into florets. Boil in salted water until crisp-tender. Drain the florets.

 
 

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat spaghetti recipe cooking pasta

2. Cook the pasta according to the package directions until al dente. Drain the pasta in a colander. Reserve 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water.

 
 

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat spaghetti recipe, garlic, olive oil and red pepper flakes in a pan

3. In a large skillet or pan, cook the chopped garlic and red pepper flakes in oil, stirring frequently, until the garlic is golden, about 1 minute.

 
 

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat spaghetti recipe, steamed and chopped broccoli

4. Add the chopped broccoli.

 
 

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat spaghetti recipe, addig canned chickpeas in a pan

5. Then add the drained chickpeas and stir until heated through.

 
 

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat spaghetti recipe, combining and drizzling with soy sauce

6. Add the pasta and the reserved cooking water. Cook over moderate heat, tossing, until combined well.

7. Add soy sauce to taste. If necessary, add salt too.

 
 

broccoli, chickpeas and garlic whole wheat spaghetti recipe

8. Serve drizzled with additional olive oil. If desired, drizzle with some lemon juice and top with your favorite grated cheese.

Enjoy, dear friends!

Love,
Petra

(This recipe was adapted from epicurious.com. It makes 2 servings.)

 

Light Fettuccine Alfredo

light-fettuccine-alfredo-recipe

Let’s celebrate simplicity today once again.

This time with some deliciously amazing light Fettuccine Alfredo.

This version of world-renowned creamy pasta contains no butter base and instead of ‘full-power’ cream it uses half and half.

A perfect indulgence with no sins involved… ahh…

 

light-fettuccine-alfredo-ingredients

Here’s what we need…

 

 

light-fettuccine-alfredo-recipe

1. To begin, cook the pasta in salted water according to package instructions until al dente.