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Chicken broccoli pasta.
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5 from 4 votes

Chicken Broccoli Pasta

This easy chicken broccoli pasta is a quick and delicious meal that you can prepare in only 15 minutes. Perfect for weeknight dinners, meal prep and more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli, chicken, easy, pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 371kcal
Author: Tonje
Cost: Medium

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 1 broccoli
  • 6 ounces pasta
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

Instructions

  • Boil the pasta in water according to the package instructions. When the pasta is almost done, add broccoli florets and cook them together until the broccoli has softened.
  • Meanwhile, dice onion, garlic and chicken.
  • Heat up the oil in a skillet or frying pan on medium to high heat, and add the chicken, onion, garlic and all seasoning. Sauté for a few minutes, until the chicken is cooked through. Set it aside.
  • When the pasta is done, discard the majority of the pasta water, but leave a little in the pot. Add the chicken and onions, as well as shredded cheese to the pot. Stir to combine.
  • Add any extra seasoning to taste, and serve.

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Notes

  • Store in a sealed container in a refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat on the stove, or in a microwave. This recipe is excellent for meal prep!

Nutrition

Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 541mg | Potassium: 820mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 639IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 2mg