Spicy Chicken Pasta

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 pound chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes
4 mediums zucchini
1/2 pound whole wheat penne pasta (or whatever type you like)

Preparation

1
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
2
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large pan, with a lid.
3
Saute the garlic and red pepper flakes for about 30 seconds.
4
Pour in both cans of tomatoes, stirring to combine; season with basil, a pinch of salt and pepper.
5
Stir in the chicken and cover; cook for about 3-5 minutes, depending on the thickness of the chicken.
6
Slice the zucchini lengthwise into four spears (half and then half again), then cut into 1/2 thick sections.
7
Stir zucchini in with chicken and cover; cook for another 5 to 8 minutes, until zucchini are tender; remove chicken as it cooks through.
8
When water comes to a boil, cook pasta according to package directions, about 10 minutes.
9
Drain pasta and toss with sauce and parmesan cheese; adjust seasoning to taste.
10
Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Yield:

4.0 servings

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Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 8:25pm

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