One Pot Chicken Pasta

One Pot Chicken Pasta

This one-pot dish is full of mouthwatering flavours. It’s so easy to put together for dinner on a busy weeknight.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) ground chicken
  • or
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) oregano, dried
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) basil
  • 2 zucchini, small, chopped
  • 7 fl oz (210 mL) pasta sauce, spicy
  • 3 cups (750 mL) milk
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) pepper
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) hot pepper sauce
  • 3 cups (750 mL) whole wheat macaroni
  • 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  1. If using chicken thighs, chop into bite size pieces.

  2. In a large pot over medium high heat, stir in chicken, garlic, onion and herbs until chicken is no longer pink

  3. Stir in zucchini, pasta sauce, milk, vinegar, salt, pepper, hot pepper sauce and pasta. Bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.

  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, for 18-20 minutes or until the pasta is tender. If the mixture is getting too thick, stir in up to ½ cup (125 mL) of hot water

  5. Serve topped with shredded cheese.

Serve topped with shredded cheese.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 580 g serving Amount
  • Calories 750
  • Protein 60 g
  • Fat 27 g
  • Saturated Fat 7 g
  • Carbohydrate 82 g
  • Fibre 9 g
  • Sugar 19 g
  • Cholesterol 125 mg
  • Sodium 1240 mg
  • Per 580 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 27
  • Calcium 60
  • Iron 30
  • Vitamin A 20
  • Vitamin C 30
  • Vitamin B6 31
  • Vitamin B12 60
  • Folate 31
  • Magnesium 68
  • Zinc 48

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