If you prefer to use frozen broccoli florets, simply thaw under cool running water, pat dry, and proceed with directions.
1 (16-oz.) package bow tie pasta
3 skinned and boned chicken breasts
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup olive oil
1 (8.5-oz.) jar sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup white wine
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/8 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1 (12-oz.) package fresh broccoli florets
How to Make It
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper. Sauté chicken in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until done. Remove from skillet; drain on paper towels.
Add sun-dried tomatoes and next 6 ingredients to skillet; bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir in broccoli, and cook 5 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Stir in cooked chicken and warm cooked pasta. Serve immediately.
Wow was this an awesome dish! Great for company as it makes a lot. Only thing different I did was to use dried basil as my basil plants are brown sticks from the winter and useless. I loved the combination of the ingredients in the sauce. The aroma filled the house. Thanks!
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