This Basil Chicken over Angel Hair recipe is an easy weeknight meal that takes only 30 minutes to make. The marriage of flavors in this dish are incredible- the basil, garlic and chicken blend beautifully while the sun dried tomatoes add a nice tangy flavor that brings it all together. You can serve this with some crusty bread for dipping or even top it off with some Parmesan cheese if you’d like!
prep: 15 mins cook: 20 mins total: 35 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 (8 ounce) package angel hair pasta
½ teaspoon salt
2 ½ cups chopped tomatoes
2 cups boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed
½ cup finely chopped onion
? teaspoon hot pepper sauce
¼ cup chopped fresh basil
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook angel hair pasta until it is al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain, and set aside.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Saute the onions and garlic. Stir in the tomatoes, chicken, basil, salt and hot pepper sauce. Reduce heat to medium, and cover skillet. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot and tomatoes are soft.
Toss sauce with hot cooked angel hair pasta to coat. Serve with Parmesan cheese.
Per Serving: 362 calories; protein 28.4g; carbohydrates 37.8g; fat 10.8g; cholesterol 56.9mg; sodium 536.2mg.