Broccoli and Chicken Pasta

Broccoli and Chicken Pasta

Broccoli and Chicken Pasta

"Pasta is the one food I can't live without. It's the food I eat to fuel my running."
Joe Bastianich
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 508.7 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces rigatoni pasta
  • ½ pound fresh broccoli florets
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast halves cooked and chopped
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

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  • In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente; drain.
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  • Meanwhile, blanch broccoli in boiling water; remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add minced garlic and pesto; sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in chopped tomatoes; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, toss cooked pasta with broccoli, cooked chicken, and tomato mixture. Add grated Parmesan cheese, salt, and ground black pepper; mix well and serve warm.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Broccoli and Chicken Pasta
Serving Size
 
6 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
508.7
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
21.3
g
33
%
Saturated Fat
 
5.5
g
34
%
Cholesterol
 
67.2
mg
22
%
Sodium
 
256.8
mg
11
%
Potassium
 
463.5
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
45.7
g
15
%
Fiber
 
3.4
g
14
%
Sugar
 
3.4
g
4
%
Protein
 
34.4
g
69
%
Vitamin A
 
640.3
IU
13
%
Vitamin C
 
38.4
mg
47
%
Calcium
 
192.4
mg
19
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Broccoli, Chicken, Pasta
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