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!
- 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)
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.
- 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!
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