This simple but flavorful Italian pasta dish includes chicken, sundried tomatoes, pine nuts, pesto, olive oil and garlic.

Serves 5

Ingredients

  • 5 each 4oz chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • 2½ tsp. olive oil
  • 2½ tsp. pine nuts, shelled
  • 1 cup sundried tomatoes, julienned
  • 1¼ tsp. fresh garlic, diced
  • 2½ tbsp. basil pesto sauce
  • 2½ cups broccoli florets, frozen
  • 5 cups cooked bow tie pasta (per pkg. directions, omitting salt)
  • 1½ cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp. fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2½ tsp. fresh oregano, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 320F; place the chicken breasts on a sheet pan sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Bake for 13 minutes, or until an internal temperature of 165F is reached. Slice on a bias.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat, add the pine nuts, sundried tomatoes, pesto and garlic; sauté.
  4. Add the broccoli, cooked pasta, chicken broth and fresh basil; cook for two minutes to reduce down liquid.

Plate Assembly

Divide pasta mixture equally between the plates, place 1 sliced chicken breast on each plate of pasta; garnish with parmesan cheese and fresh oregano.