When you’re in a hurry to get a meal on the table on a busy weeknight, there is nothing better than an easy one skillet meal. This One Skillet Broccoli Parmesan Chicken with Bow Tie Pasta recipe is a great choice because it has your meat, veggie and pasta all in one easy-to-make deal. Plus you have easy kitchen clean-up because you cook everything in just one pan. If you want to change things up a little you can substitute pea pods or spinach for the broccoli.
One Skillet Broccoli Parmesan Chicken with Bow Tie Pasta Recipe
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 medium Onion, diced
1 1/2 lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 tbsp minced Garlic
1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
1/2 tsp Basil
8 oz Bow Tie Pasta
10 oz Frozen Broccoli, thawed
1 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
2 1/2 cup Water
1/3 cup Milk
1/2 cup Grated Parmesan
Salt and Pepper to taste
Cut chicken into 1/2-1″ pieces.
Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in large skillet over medium.
Add chicken, salt and pepper and sautee until chicken is no longer pink.
Remove chicken to bowl.
Add remaining oil, red pepper, basil, onion and garlic to skillet.
Sautee until onion is transparent.
Add chicken broth and 2 cups of water to pan.
Bring to a boil add pasta.
Reduce heat to low and cover.
Cook for about 12 minutes until pasta is nearly done.
Add in broccoli and remaining 1/2 cup water and continue cooking covered another 3-4 minutes on low, or until broccoli and pasta are both tender.
Stir in Parmesan and milk.
Add chicken back and simmer uncovered until sauce thickens.
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 532 Total Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 11g Cholesterol: 159mg Sodium: 798mg Carbohydrates: 28g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 64g