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Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken

If you want to put something on the table that’ll give you time to spare on busy nights, give this delicious angel hair pasta with chicken a try. From start to finish, you’re only 20 minutes away from a vibrantly colored meal! —Margaret Wilson, Sun City, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced diagonally
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Additional grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute chicken in 1 tablespoon oil for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet over medium heat, cook carrots in remaining oil for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broccoli and garlic; cook 2 minutes longer. Stir in the chicken, broth, cheese, basil and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Drain pasta; serve with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with additional cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 462 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 889mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 35g protein.

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