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Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Chicken and Broccoli Pasta is a creamy pasta dish that is loaded with tender chicken, broccoli, sun dried tomatoes, and gooey cheese.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken and Broccoli Pasta, Chicken Broccoli Pasta
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Deliciously Seasoned

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 16 ounces pipe rigate pasta, (or your favorite pasta)
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 medium medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic cloves, minced
  • cups milk
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama® seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 ounce bag sun dried tomatoes, coarsely chopped

Instructions

  • In a large pot, cook pasta according to package instructions for al dente. Add broccoli to pasta in the last three minutes of cooking. Drain and return to pan and add chopped dried tomatoes.
  • In a large skillet or large frying pan, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add chicken, onions, seasonings, and red pepper flakes to pan and cook until chicken isthoroughly cooked and onions are tender.
  • Sprinkle flour over chicken mixture. stir, and cook for 1-2 additional minutes.
  • Pour milk and chicken broth into skillet, stir and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Once sauce has thickened a bit, add cheese and stir until combined.
  • Pour mixture into the pasta and broccoli. Stir to combine.
  • Enjoy with a side salad or crusty bread with butter or garlic bread.