Simple Chicken and Veggie Pasta with Vidalia 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, onions and tomatoes, this pasta is equal parts hearty and delicious! Recipe and photography courtesy of Healthy Family Project.

  • 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
  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



Tags: Dinner