Chicken and Tomato Pasta is a quick, go to weeknight dinner idea. You can use tomatoes fresh from the garden or the grocery store to give this dish amazing flavor.
Pasta is a standby meal at our house. Whenever I can’t think of what to fix for dinner, pasta usually comes to the rescue.
How to Make Chicken and Tomato Pasta
Here is what you will need:
Noodle or Pasta – any shape or size will work.
Meat – chicken or you can also substitute in some sausage.
Vegetables – fresh tomatoes, onions, and a little tomato paste to help thicken the sauce.
Liquid – chicken broth adds some extra flavor.
Seasonings – garlic is a must and I used Italian seasoning, parsley and this recipe uses some Dijon mustard too. If you don’t have fresh parsley you can used dry, just use half the amount.
Cheese – and of course a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.
Voila! Chicken Tomato Pasta for dinner! Pasta is also the perfect way to use up whatever leftover meat and veggies you might have in the refrigerator.
The sauce can be made in almost the same amount of time as it takes the noodles to boil. You can get creative with your combination or just keep it simple and basic like I did. I love making Chicken and Tomato Pasta in the summer when I can pick fresh tomatoes right out of my own garden.
This dish is a great way to make a little meat (one chicken breast) go a long way. And you have almost all of your major food groups in one dish. I just added a spinach salad to go with it and we were good to go. Chicken and Tomato Pasta is a quick and easy dinner time solution.
What’s your standby, go to meal??
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Chicken Tomato Pasta Recipe
Chicken Tomato Pasta
- 1 1/2 Tbsp butter
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1-2 chicken breast skinless, boneless, cut into thin slices
- 1/2 onion chopped
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning
- 1 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 2 cup tomatoes chopped
- 3 Tbsp tomato paste
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
- 3 Tbsp parsley chopped
- Heat butter and oil in pan over medium heat.
- Saute chicken until cooked through.
- Remove from pan and add onions and herbs. Cook until onions are soft
- Add in chicken broth, chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and garlic.
- Simmer, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes. Increase heat to high and cook for 3 more minutes. Sauce will thicken up.
- Stir in mustard and chicken. Cook for a few more minutes.
- Sprinkle with fresh parsley. Serve over noodles or pasta.
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Originally posted April 17, 2012
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