Zucchini and Tomato Pasta with Chicken

Zucchini And Tomato Pasta With Chicken Recipe

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Susan Seybert

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@sseybert1

This is the time of year when I always have an abundance of zucchini from the garden. And, I just can't bear to throw it away.

My family devoured this dish when I made it even though they aren't veggie lovers.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 large
    zucchini, diced in 1/2 inch pieces
  • 3 medium
    tomatoes, diced in 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil (reserve 1 tablespoon for chicken)
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed and chopped
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated (or cheese of your choice)
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    chicken stock concentrate
  • 1 c
    water
  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 box
    pasta of choice

How to Make Zucchini and Tomato Pasta with Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat large saute pan. Add 1 tbsp. olive oil and turn to coat bottom of pan. Add zucchini and saute for 10 mins. Add tomatoes and garlic and saute for an additional 10 minutes or until garlic and zucchini are translucent. Add in onion powder, basil, salt, red pepper flakes, grated cheese (this will melt into the sauce), chicken stock concentrate and water. Still to dissolve and heat an additional 10 mins. Pour contents into a bowl.
  2. Using the same saute pan (no need to rinse), heat the remaining 1 tbsp. of olive oil. Salt and pepper the chicken pieces and saute in the olive oil until done and the juices run clear (about 8 minutes). Add to zucchini mixture.
  3. In a seperate stock pot, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  4. Empty pasta into a large serving dish. Pour zucchini mixture on top of pasta. Sprinkle with additional grated cheese if desired.

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About Zucchini and Tomato Pasta with Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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