Speedy Spaghetti with Chicken and Fresh Tomato Recipe

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Recipes.net Team March 22, 2020
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Instead of a long-simmering tomato sauce, this quick spaghetti dish is tossed with a savory mixture of chopped chicken and fresh tomato and topped with crumbled goat cheese and fresh basil.

How To Make Speedy Spaghetti with Chicken and Fresh Tomato

  • 12 uncooked spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 6 ripe plum tomatoes (seeded and cut into 1/4-inch pieces)
  • 12 oz cooked boneless chicken (cut into pieces (3 cups))
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil (chopped )
  • 1 5-oz. log fresh goat cheese (crumbled)
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the spaghetti. Cook it according to its package directions, stirring often until it becomes tender.
  2. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of cooking liquid from the pasta, then drain the spaghetti in a colander and reserve.
  3. Heat the oil over medium heat in the same pot then add the onions and stir for 5 minutes until they soften.
  4. Return the pasta to the pot along with the tomatoes, chicken, and pasta liquid. Toss these ingredients well and season them with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Sprinkle your pasta with basil and dot it with crumbled goat cheese. Once you’re done preparing your meal, serve and enjoy!

How To Make Speedy Spaghetti with Chicken and Fresh Tomato

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Cook: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins
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Ingredients

  • 12 uncooked spaghetti
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 6 ripe plum tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 12 oz cooked boneless chicken, cut into pieces (3 cups)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 5-oz. log fresh goat cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the spaghetti. Cook it according to its package directions, stirring often until it becomes tender.

  2. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of cooking liquid from the pasta, then drain the spaghetti in a colander and reserve. 

  3. Heat the oil over medium heat in the same pot then add the onions and stir for 5 minutes until they soften.

  4. Return the pasta to the pot along with the tomatoes, chicken, and pasta liquid. Toss these ingredients well and season them with salt and pepper to taste. 

  5. Sprinkle your pasta with basil and dot it with crumbled goat cheese. Once you're done preparing your meal, serve and enjoy!

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