Chicken and Broccoli Pasta


Boneless chicken and broccoli make a delicious pairing in a tomato-garlic sauce. Use your favorite shaped pasta - penne and shells work well.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 pinch dried oregano

  • 18 ounces dry penne pasta

  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil and add chicken; cook until slightly brown. Add onion and garlic to cook for about 5 minutes or until garlic is golden and onions are translucent.

  2. Add tomatoes, broccoli, salt, pepper and oregano; stir well and bring to a boil. Cover and turn down heat to simmer for about 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain and add back into pot. Pour chicken sauce into pot and mix well.

  4. Add basil and toss well; top with Parmesan cheese. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

368 Calories
8g Fat
51g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 368
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 296mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 33mg 164%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 345mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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