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Basil Chicken and Pasta Recipe

Basil Chicken and Pasta Recipe

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How To Make Basil Chicken and Pasta Recipe

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 8 oz pasta
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves, chopped


  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.

  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned and cooked through, about 6-8 minutes per side. Remove from skillet and set aside.

  4. In the same skillet, add garlic and cook for about 1 minute until fragrant.

  5. Add cherry tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes until softened.

  6. Stir in chicken broth and bring to a simmer. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

  7. Reduce heat to low and stir in heavy cream and Parmesan cheese. Cook for another 2 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.

  8. Slice the cooked chicken into thin strips and add it back to the skillet along with the cooked pasta. Stir until well combined and heated through.

  9. Remove from heat and stir in chopped basil leaves.

  10. Serve hot and enjoy!


  • Calories : 460kcal
  • Total Fat : 18g
  • Saturated Fat : 6g
  • Cholesterol : 95mg
  • Sodium : 280mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 46g
  • Dietary Fiber : 3g
  • Sugar : 3g
  • Protein : 30g
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