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Barilla® Whole Grain Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes, Marinated Chicken Breast & Pesto


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Barilla® Whole Grain Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes, Marinated Chicken Breast & Pesto
PREPARATION TIME
50 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Main course


TYPE OF RECIPE
Poultry


Ingredients for 7 people


1 box Barilla® Whole Grain Spaghetti
1 chicken breast cut in half lengthwise and pounded
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
4 garlic cloves chopped and divided
salt and black pepper to taste
4 sprigs fresh thyme divided
2 cups broccoli small florets
1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
1 small jar pesto



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 30 minutes cooking
1. MARINATE chicken breast with 2 garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, black pepper and 2 sprigs thyme for about two hours

2. BRING a large pot of water to a boil

3. In a skillet SAUTE remaining garlic in olive oil

4. Just before garlic turns yellow ADD broccoli and sauté three minutes

5. ADD cherry tomatoes and sauté for 2 minutes, season with salt and pepper

6. Meanwhile, GRILL the chicken on both sides until cooked thoroughly, season with salt and cut into strips

7. COOK pasta according to package directions, drain and toss with veggies and pesto

8. TOP with grilled chicken and remaining thyme leaves before serving