Monday, January 26, 2015

Chicken Pasta with Veggies

It seems like I haven't posted in forever!  Probably because I haven't.  I'm finding it harder to come up with new recipes.  Thankfully I found this one on Pinterest.... changed it slightly to add some flavor.   It is a FAVORITE!   I've actually cooked it several times... I'll eat it for three days and not even care that I'm eating the same meal three days in a row!  Now that's a good recipe!!
Ingredients:
8 ounces angel hair pasta
2 cans organic chicken (or about 1lb of cooked chicken... I use can for ease when I can)
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 medium carrots sliced diagonally
1 1/2 Cups fresh broccoli
3 tsp Minced Garlic
1 1/2 Cups Chicken Broth
1/2 Cup grated Parmesan Cheese
2 tsp dried Basil
2tsp Thyme
1/2 tsp Salt

 Directions:
1. Cook Pasta according to package.
2.  In a skillet cook carrots in oil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.   Add Broccoli and garlic, cook 2 minutes longer.  Stir in the chicken, broth, cheese, basil, thyme and salt.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for 6 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
3. Drain pasta;  serve chicken & veggie mixture over pasta... I usually pour some of the broth on the pasta as well.   Enjoy!

Yields about 5-6 servings.  



10 comments:

  1. Niki, this looks DELICIOUS!! I am going to try it :) Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I love to cook as well Niki! My daughters, husband and son too! We are all great cooks. I will enjoy your recipe ! Thanks!

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  3. Niki, someone has asked me what kind of broth you used that doesn't have a ton of sodium in it? I figured you probably used an organic low sodium brand? I believe Swanson makes one?

    Thanks!

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  4. I use Swanson Chicken Broth Fat Free, No MSG, 33% reduced sodium. I hope you like the recipe as much as me. Thanks for all your kind words. They mean so much!

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  5. Niki, are you still posting on your blog?

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  6. This looks delicious! Thanks for posting this! I'm just trying to buckle down on my IC diet and your recipes are giving me so many ideas and things to try!

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  7. Hi Niki, love your blog. It has given me so much to work with given my new diagnoses. Thank you! Just curious if you will be posting any new recipes??

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    1. I just added one and I'm going to try to start adding more!! I've been having babies the past 5 years so I really fell off. Thank you for your support!!!

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