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20-Minute Chicken Tomato Pasta

Chicken tomato pasta with bursts of fresh flavors of sweet cherry tomatoes and basil, tender chicken bites and pasta. It only takes 20 mins to cook!

Ingredients

  • 8 oz spaghetti pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed into bite-size
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil, or basil paste
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Cook pasta al dente according to package directions. (Make sure to generously salt the water.) Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta cooking water. Drain, but do not rinse.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken breast, salt, and pepper, and cook for about 6 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • Stir in tomatoes, garlic, and basil. Cook for about a minute.
  • Add drained pasta and toss well. Add about 1/4 cup of reserved pasta water, more if needed.
  • Serve immediately topped with parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 450kcal, Carbohydrates: 47.5g, Protein: 35.9g, Fat: 12.4g, Cholesterol: 86.3mg, Sodium: 725.7mg
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