Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into cubes
  • 1 carrot sliced diagonally into 1/4 in. pieces (fresh or frozen)
  • 10 oz frozen broccoli florets, thawed (or fresh)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 12 oz. whole grain angel hair pasta
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Heat 1 TBSP oil in a medium skillet over medium heat; add chicken. Cook, stirring until chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels.
  2. Heat remaining oil in same skillet. Begin heating water for pasta. Add carrot to skillet; cook, stirring, for 4 minutes. Add broccoli and garlic to skillet; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes longer.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, add chicken broth, basil, and parmesan to skillet. Stir to combine. Return chicken to skillet. Reduce heat and simmer for 4 minutes.
  4. Drain pasta. Place in a large serving bowl. Top with chicken and vegetable mixture. Serve immediately.