Garlicky Chicken and Tomato Pasta

55

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Makes

4 servings

Garlicky Chicken and Tomato Pasta

Not only is this hearty restaurant-style pasta delicious, it's a breeze to put together. Welcome it into your weeknight meal rotation.


Ingredients

  • 1 450-g pkg linguine
  • 1/3 cup garlic butter , divided
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts , thinly sliced
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 2 cups packed baby spinach
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water, following package directions but omitting salt, until tender, 7 to
    8 min. Drain and return to pot.
  • Melt 1 tbsp garlic butter in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add chicken. Cook until chick–en is golden, 4 to 5 min. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  • Add remaining garlic butter and tomatoes to pan. Cook, stirring often, until tomatoes just start to soften,
    1 to 2 min. Transfer chicken, tomatoes and any liquid into pasta, tossing to coat. Stir in spinach and salt. Season with fresh pepper.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 715,
  • Protein
  • 41 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 93 g,
  • Fat
  • 21 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 409 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent January 2016 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen. Photo by Roberto Caruso.