Garlic Chicken Primavera Pasta

Garlic chicken primavera pasta

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 3 to 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
1293 Calories
50g Fat
113g Carbs
93g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 to 4
Amount per serving
Calories 1293
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50g 64%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 227mg 76%
Sodium 632mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 113g 41%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Protein 93g
Calcium 387mg 30%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This colorful one-pot pasta is fast, simple, and satisfying. Let the rigatoni cook while you prep the rest. Then, set aside the al dente pasta to sauté the garlic, chicken, and veggies—quick-cooked to a tender-crisp finish. Tossed together with grated Parmesan cheese, it’s both balanced and comforting.


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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 chicken breasts (sliced into bite-size pieces or tenders)
  • 2 cups asparagus (remove tough ends and chop)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup carrots (thinly sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 4 cups pasta (of your choice)
  • 1 cup fresh parmesan cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Gather the ingredients for chicken pasta primavera
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  2. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook until golden and fragrant.

    Heat oil in large pot
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  3. Add chicken and cook through.

    Add chicken and cook
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  4. Add asparagus, tomatoes, carrots, salt, and pepper. Cook until asparagus and carrots are softened and cooked.

    Add tomatoes and asparagus
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  5. Add pasta and parmesan. Stir to combine and melt cheese. Add more salt and pepper to taste.

    Add pasta and parmesan
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  6. Serve and enjoy!