One Pot Chicken and Basil Pasta2017-06-28
- Course: Dinner
- Servings : 4
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 25m
One pot chicken and basil pasta
This one pot chicken and basil pasta is the kind of quick-and-easy pasta you need in your life. Most kids love a traditional tomato based pasta and this one is a perfect crowd pleaser when you need dinner on the table, now!
Nutrition Note: A simple family meal made with healthy, flavourful ingredients and only one saucepan. It’s what you want to cook when you don’t want to cook or wash up.
Freezable, Egg free, Dairy Free*
*Dairy free if excluding parmesan cheese
- 2 tbsp olive oil + extra to serve
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 340g dried linguini
- 1 cup chopped tomatoes
- ½ cup basil leaves + extra to garnish
- 1 cup diced lean chicken
- 4 ¼ cups homemade or reduced salt chicken stock
- salt and pepper to taste
- ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese to serve
- ¼ cup toasted pine nuts to serve (optional)
In a large saucepan or pot heat 2 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add the
onion and sauté for around 2 minutes and then add the garlic and cook
for an extra minute.
Add the pasta, tomatoes, basil, chicken and stock. Bring to the boil over a
high heat. Boil, stirring frequently for around 12 minutes or until the
pasta is cooked and the water has evaporated. Remove from the heat.
Season with salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle parmesan cheese, extra
basil and pine nuts on top. -
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