Ziti Chicken and Broccoli


'Ziti' is a slender, tubular pasta, good with hearty sauces as in this dish: Chicken ziti and broccoli in a cream sauce. Hot Ziti in the City!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
8 servings


  • 1 pound dry ziti pasta

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 pint heavy cream

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can chicken broth

  • 1 cube chicken bouillon

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 large heads broccoli, steamed

  • 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts in water

  • 6 breaded and fried skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, chopped


  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, place pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until pasta is al dente. Drain.

  2. In a large skillet, saute garlic in butter over medium heat. Stir in the heavy cream, chicken broth, and bouillon. Add Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Add cornstarch (adjust amount to thicken sauce to your liking). Simmer all together for about 20 minutes.

  3. Once sauce is cooked and thickens, add broccoli and artichoke hearts, stir all together and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Once sauce is done, put cooked ziti pasta in a large bowl, pour sauce over pasta and toss to coat and mix. Then add the chicken pieces and mix all together. Serve. Delicious!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

820 Calories
42g Fat
69g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 820
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 53%
Saturated Fat 20g 101%
Cholesterol 181mg 60%
Sodium 1077mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 82mg 410%
Calcium 144mg 11%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 658mg 14%

* 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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