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Tomato, Zucchini and Chicken Skillet Pasta

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

This easy summer skillet packed with fresh veggies and tasty pesto chicken is ready in just 20 minutes. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked penne pasta
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup basil pesto
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
zucchini, halved lengthwise, sliced
1
large tomato, cut into 1-inch pieces

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken and pesto; cook and stir 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Transfer cooked chicken to plate; set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package; drain.
  • 3
    Spray same skillet again with cooking spray. Add garlic and zucchini; if desired, season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Add tomatoes; cover and cook about 3 minutes or until tomatoes are hot and zucchini is tender.
  • 4
    Add cooked pasta and chicken to skillet; gently toss to combine. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Top pasta mixture with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Try adding diced bell pepper for added flavor!

Nutrition Information

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