One Pot Chicken and Basil Pasta

  • 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

one pot pasta

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  • 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)


Step 1

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.


Step 2

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.


Step 3

Season with salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle parmesan cheese, extra

basil and pine nuts on top. -

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Kaitlin on January 16, 2022

    Wow, this was so delicious. Mr 20 months devoured it!

  2. posted by Kiara on February 5, 2022

    Do you use pre cooked chicken or does the chicken cook with the pasta?


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