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Chicken Bruschetta Pasta

Chicken Bruschetta Pasta - Chicken, pasta and the flavors of bruschetta come together in a recipe that's about to become your family's favorite!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 347 kcal
Author Katerina

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bow tie pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (4- ounces each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 6 roma tomatoes
  • 10 fresh basil leaves , cut into thin strips
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil , divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced, divided
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce

Balsamic Glaze

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar

Instructions

  1. Prepare pasta according to the directions on the package.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a nonstick skillet; add cubed chicken and cook for 8 minutes, or until chicken is browned and internal temperature reaches 165F degrees. Set aside.
  4. Dice tomatoes and save the juices in a small bowl.
  5. Combine tomatoes, tomato juices, basil, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper, & half of the minced garlic; set aside. You can also make this ahead of time and refrigerate for 2 hours, covered.
  6. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a heavy bottom saucepan over medium-low heat.
  7. Add remaining garlic and saute for about 20 seconds, or until soft and tender - do not burn the garlic.
  8. Increase heat to medium high and stir in previously prepared tomato salad.
  9. Add tomato sauce to pan and bring to a boil.
  10. Add prepared pasta to sauce pan and toss around until coated. Set aside.
  11. In a small pan, bring to a boil vinegar and sugar; reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook until sauce turns to a thick syrup. Remove from heat and add to prepared pasta.
  12. Transfer pasta to a platter.
  13. Arrange prepared chicken breasts on top of pasta.
  14. Serve.

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Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 10

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Bruschetta Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 449mg19%
Potassium 787mg22%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 995IU20%
Vitamin C 17.2mg21%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.