Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Recipe

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Recipe

How To Make Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Recipe

This creamy pasta dish with chicken and broccoli is the ultimate comfort food!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8 oz pasta
  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Add broccoli to boiling pasta water during the last 3-4 minutes of cooking, then drain.

  2. While pasta is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook until no longer pink, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside.

  3. In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook for 1-2 minutes. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly until smooth. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until sauce is thickened.

  4. Stir in shredded cheddar cheese until melted and smooth. Add cooked pasta and broccoli, and cooked chicken, stirring to combine.

  5. Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories : 578 kcal
  • Total Fat : 21g
  • Saturated Fat : 10g
  • Cholesterol : 129mg
  • Sodium : 546mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 54g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 8g
  • Protein : 45g
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