Garlic chicken pasta with arugula

Mar 5, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Chicken, garlic and arugula come together in this delicious and healthy pasta dish that's perfect for dinner anytime!

Garlic chicken pasta with arugula | Sheknows.com - final product

Arugula is the perfect accompaniment to pasta... when combined with chicken, garlic and cherry tomatoes it turns into a stellar dish your whole family will love!

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Garlic chicken pasta with arugula | Sheknows.com - boil pasta

Start by boiling your choice of pasta, according to package directions (I used penne pasta). Drain and set aside.

Garlic chicken pasta with arugula | Sheknows.com - cook chicken

Sauté chicken and onions in a skillet over medium-high heat until chicken is cooked, about 6-8 minutes.

Garlic chicken pasta with arugula | Sheknows.com - add vegetables

Add minced garlic, cherry tomatoes and arugula. Cook until arugula is barely wilted, about 1 minute. Serve over pasta.

Garlic chicken pasta with arugula recipe

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups cubed chicken breast
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 heaping teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 cups baby arugula
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and onions. Sauté until chicken is cooked, about 6-8 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, cherry tomatoes, arugula, salt and pepper. Continue to cook until arugula is barely wilted, about 1 minute.
  3. Serve over cooked pasta.
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