Pasta and Chicken in White Wine Sauce

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Pasta and Chicken in White Wine Sauce

A one pot complete meal!

Serves 4

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Ingredients:

1lb of chicken breast cut into 1 inch chunks

2 medium sweet white onions, sliced thin

salt and pepper

1/2lb box of pasta of choice (something similar to size of chicken)

2c broccoli florets

1 tbsp butter

2 cloves of garlic

1c white wine

1c vegetable broth

1/2c parmesan cheese

chopped fresh parsley or basil (optional)

Directions:

Heat a cast iron skillet on medium high heat. Once pan gets very hot (toss some water on it if it sizzles it’s ready) add butter, onions and garlic and cook for a minute or two stirring often. Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Let it sear and get crisp on one side before turning them over.

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Add wine to the pan on simmer, stir all the bits up well and cook for about 5 minutes until it reduces by half. Add the broth and simmer the whole sauce for 10 minutes.

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Meanwhile make the pasta according to package but make sure it has a bite to it and it’s overcooked. About 2 minutes before the pasta is done add the broccoli florets.

In one large bowl add the pasta, broccoli, chicken and then pour the sauce over. Mix in the parmesan cheese well. IMG_5986

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 467

Protein 40g

Carbs 40g (about 3 exchanges for diabetics)

Fiber 3g

Fat 11g

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