30-Minute Italian Chicken Pasta


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30-Minute Italian Chicken Pasta

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30 minutes and one skillet are all you need to prepare a healthy, gluten-free dinner for the family. The chickpea pasta is cooked in a flavor-packed fresh tomato sauce with tender chunks of chicken, fresh Parmesan and basil.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
1 lbs. Hy-Vee True boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2-in. cubes
1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
2 c. halved Basket & Bushel One Sweet cherry tomatoes
1 tbsp. bottled minced garlic
1 tsp. Hy-Vee Italian seasoning
2 ¼ c. Hy-Vee 33% less sodium chicken broth
1 (8.8-oz.) pkg. chickpea penne pasta
3 tbsp. Gustare Vita double-concentrated tomato paste
2 c. lightly packed baby spinach, slightly chopped
2 oz. Soirée shredded Parmesan cheese chunk (½ cup), divided
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
Coarsely ground Hy-Vee sea salt, to taste
Coarsely ground Hy-Vee black pepper, to taste
Fresh basil, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Paper towels
  • 12-in. nonstick skillet
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Wooden spoon


  1. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Heat oil in a 12-in. nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly golden, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add tomatoes, garlic and Italian seasoning to skillet; cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until garlic is fragrant, stirring often.

  3. Stir in broth, pasta and tomato paste. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Gently boil, uncovered, for 7 to 9 minutes or until liquid is almost all absorbed and chicken reaches 165 degrees; stirring frequently.

  4. Stir in spinach, 1/4 cup cheese and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Garnish with basil, if desired.

Nutrition facts


470 Calories per serving
1 1/2 cups each

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 80mg
  • Sodium: 640mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Protein: 45g

Daily Values

Iron 30%
Calcium 15%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 25%

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