Chicken Tomato Pasta

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This nutritious pasta dish is easy enough for a weeknight family dinner and has everyone’s favourite-chicken!

Tags: Easy, 30 mins, Entrées, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Chicken/Poultry, Fry, Low Fat, High Fibre
Serves: 6
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 22  minutes
Total: 37  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

6, cut in bite-sized pieces PC Blue Menu Air Chilled Chicken Thighs - Boneless, Skinless
1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Splendido Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Cold Pressed
1 pkg (450 g) PC Splendido Gemelli
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) freshly ground black pepper
1 onion, sliced
2 small zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced
1 bottle (660 mL) Bella Tavola Strained Tomatoes - Plain
1/2 tsp (2 mL) granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In large nonstick frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken on all sides. Add onions and zucchini; cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until onions are softened. Stir in strained tomatoes and sugar. Reduce heat to simmer; cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in pot of boiling, salted water, cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender but firm. Drain.
  3. Divide drained pasta among 6 individual serving bowls. Top each serving with generous ¾ cup (175 mL) sauce.

Chef's Tips

Pass PC Splendido 100% Italian Parmesan Grated Cheese at the table, if desired.

Chicken thighs stay moist and juicy, unlike chicken breasts which can dry out if overcooked.

Nutritional Information

Calories 470 Cal
Fat 10 g
Sodium 680 mg
Carbohydrate 67 g
Fibre 7 g
Protein 28 g
High in fibre