Simple Chicken and Veggie Pasta with Sweet Onions

This simple, veggie-packed pasta dish is ready in just 30 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Filled with chicken, broccoli, carrots, sweet onions and tomatoes, this pasta is equal parts hearty and delicious! Recipe and photography courtesy of Healthy Family Project.

Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • ½ RealSweet® onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 12 oz. bowtie pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ⅓ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
Instructions
  1. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook 5-7 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Return skillet to heat. Add 1 Tbsp. oil, broccoli, garlic, carrot and onions. Cook 10 minutes, or until veggies are tender-crisp.
  3. Stir in chicken, tomatoes and salt. Cook 3 minutes, or until chicken is heated and tomatoes soften.
  4. Stir in cooked pasta and lemon juice. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley.

Visit the USDA's Food Safety & Inspection Service website for tips on how to safely handle and cook chicken.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Yield

6

Tags: Dinner