Broccoli, Chicken and Feta Pasta with Parmesan Croutons

The recipe Broccoli, Chicken and Feta Pasta with Parmesan Croutons can be made in roughly 50 minutes. This recipe makes 4 servings with 757 calories, 46g of protein, and 30g of fat each. For $2.61 per serving, this recipe covers 41% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Several people made this recipe, and 1093 would say it hit the spot. It works well as an affordable main course. It is brought to you by Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice. Head to the store and pick up pasta shells, feta cheese, coarse salt, and a few other things to make it today. Overall, this recipe earns a super spoonacular score of 98%. Similar recipes include Parmesan Chicken & Broccoli Pasta, Parmesan, Chicken & Broccoli Pasta for Two, and 15 Minute Parmesan Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 bunch fresh broccoli, cut into small florets, stalks removed

1 pound boneless chicken breasts (or a rotisserie chicken, meat removed and cut into bite-size pieces)

coarse salt and fresh black pepper

3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

1 teaspoon grated lemon zest, just the yellow part not the white pith

1/3 cup olive oil, divided

1/4 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving

12 ounces medium pasta shells

Equipment:

oven

baking sheet

roasting pan

grill

pot

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Pour a tablespoon of oil onto the middle of a large baking sheet or roasting pan, add bread and toss around to coat the croutons, sprinkle with parmesan and season lightly with salt and pepper. Bake until lightly golden 8 to 10 minutes.Meanwhile use 1 tablespoon oil to coat the grill rack, then heat to medium-high. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Grill on each side until cooked through (165-174 degrees F). Remove and set aside for 5-10 minutes then thinly slice into bite-size pieces.In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta and broccoli together to al dente, reserving 1/2 cup of the water before draining. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons oil along with the garlic to the pan over low heat. When garlic is fragrant add pasta, broccoli, chicken, feta and lemon zest. Toss well, drizzling with the reserved pasta water if needed to create a sauce. Serve sprinkled with croutons and parmesan.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Pour a tablespoon of oil onto the middle of a large baking sheet or roasting pan, add bread and toss around to coat the croutons, sprinkle with parmesan and season lightly with salt and pepper.

3. Bake until lightly golden 8 to 10 minutes.Meanwhile use 1 tablespoon oil to coat the grill rack, then heat to medium-high. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Grill on each side until cooked through (165-174 degrees F).

4. Remove and set aside for 5-10 minutes then thinly slice into bite-size pieces.In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta and broccoli together to al dente, reserving 1/2 cup of the water before draining.

5. Add the remaining 3 tablespoons oil along with the garlic to the pan over low heat. When garlic is fragrant add pasta, broccoli, chicken, feta and lemon zest. Toss well, drizzling with the reserved pasta water if needed to create a sauce.

6. Serve sprinkled with croutons and parmesan.


Nutrition Information:

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756k Calories
45g Protein
30g Total Fat
75g Carbs
52% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
756k
38%

Fat
30g
47%

  Saturated Fat
8g
54%

Carbohydrates
75g
25%

  Sugar
6g
7%

Cholesterol
101mg
34%

Sodium
795mg
35%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
45g
92%

Vitamin C
138mg
167%

Vitamin K
166µg
158%

Selenium
99µg
142%

Vitamin B3
14mg
73%

Vitamin B6
1mg
69%

Phosphorus
639mg
64%

Manganese
1mg
58%

Vitamin B2
0.6mg
35%

Potassium
1119mg
32%

Vitamin B5
3mg
32%

Folate
125µg
31%

Calcium
311mg
31%

Magnesium
115mg
29%

Vitamin E
4mg
28%

Fiber
6g
27%

Zinc
3mg
23%

Vitamin A
1148IU
23%

Vitamin B1
0.31mg
20%

Copper
0.37mg
18%

Iron
3mg
17%

Vitamin B12
0.78µg
13%

Vitamin D
0.26µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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