Chicken and Broccoli Pasta  

Friday, January 30, 2009


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 450g (1lb) chicken breast chunks
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
  • 175g (6oz) fresh broccoli florets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch dried oregano
  • 500g (1 1/4 lbs) dry penne pasta
  • 4 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

preparation method

  1. In a large frying pan over medium heat, warm oil and add chicken; cook until slightly brown. Add onion and garlic to cook for about 5 minutes or until garlic is golden and onions are translucent.
  2. Add tomatoes, broccoli, salt, pepper and oregano; stir well and bring to the boil. Cover and turn down heat to simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain and add back into pot. Pour chicken and sauce into pot and mix well.
  4. Add basil and toss well; top with Parmesan cheese. Serve.

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