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Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken

 Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken
If you want to put something on the table that’ll give you time to spare on busy nights, give this delicious dish a try. From start to finish, you’re only 20 minutes away from a vibrantly colored, all-in-one meal. Margaret Wilson - Sun City, CA
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced diagonally
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Additional grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute chicken in 1 tablespoon oil for 4-5 minutes or until
  • no longer pink; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet over medium heat, cook carrots in remaining oil
  • for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broccoli and garlic; cook
  • 2 minutes longer. Stir in the chicken, broth, cheese, basil and
  • salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-6
  • minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Drain pasta; serve with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with additional
  • cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 cup chicken mixture with 1 cup pasta (calculated without additional cheese) equals 463 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 861 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 36 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.