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Broccoli Lemon Chicken Bow Tie Pasta

One of the tastiest pasta dishes you will ever make Broccoli Lemon Chicken Bow Tie Pasta!


Even my 3 year old grandson had
 three helpings he loved the taste of the pasta!

He is a very picky eater he made grandma very happy today! Love you Antonio!


 Broccoli Lemon Chicken Bow Tie Pasta

3 to 4 cups any cooked chicken like leftover boneless rotisserie chicken or grilled boneless chicken breasts
4 cups broccoli florets
1 lb bow tie pasta cooked to package directions reserve 1/2 cup pasta water
1 fresh lemon sliced dipped in sugar on both sides
fresh basil leaves around 3 or 4 torn
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
salt, pepper to taste
4 cloves minced garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup grated romano cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella
granulated garlic powder
Optional: red pepper flakes

Cook pasta, drain, toss in 2 tablespoons butter, set aside.

In a large fry pan, saute the broccoli in 4 tablespoons olive oil. Add the minced garlic for around 1 minute stirring.

Add the cooked chicken, torn basil, salt, pepper to taste, lemon juice, butter, wine, olive oil and pasta water to the broccoli and chicken pan. Cook for around 10 minutes on low.

Toss the cooked pasta in the chicken broccoli mixture, add cheeses. 

Sprinkle top with more mozzarella. Garnish with lemon slices and whole basil leaves. We like red pepper flakes on top also.

4 comments:

  1. Love the flavour! I miss real pasta...

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  2. This is one terrific meal, Claudia! And love the sugared lemon slices as a garnish---I've never seen that before!

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  3. I love pasta and broccoli and can't wait to prepare this fantastic dish.
    Wish you a beautiful evening.
    Greetings,
    Flo from
    https://femeieastazi.blogspot.com

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