One Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta
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This One Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta is fabulous! The crunchy topping gives some great texture and taste. It is quick to prepare and tastes so good, you will want to feed it to guests.
Recipe type: One Pot, Main Dish
Serves: 6 - 8 servings
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup Italian seasoned Panko crumbs
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs cut into bite sized pieces (or 3 cups cubed cooked chicken)
  • 1 lb dry linguine pasta
  • 2 - 14 oz cans petite diced tomatoes, well drained
  • 1 large onion, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil leaves
  • 1½ tsp kosher salt, divided
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  1. In a large heavy pot, melt 1 Tbsp butter and 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium low heat.
  2. Add panko crumbs and garlic and stir constantly to toast until slightly golden.
  3. Remove crumbs from pan into a bowl and toss with Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Set aside until time to serve.
  4. Add remaining olive oil to the heavy pot over medium high heat.
  5. Add chicken and ½ tsp of the kosher salt and brown on each side.
  6. Add pasta, tomatoes, onion, chicken broth, water, basil, remaining kosher salt, remaining garlic and red pepper flakes to the pot.
  7. Bring to a boil on high heat.
  8. Reduce to medium-high heat and while stirring frequently, cook for 10-15 minutes or until pasta is cooked to your liking and the liquid thickens up.
  9. Top each serving with the toasted bread crumbs.
If you choose to use pre-cooked chicken, add it the last 5 minutes of cooking time.
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