One-Pot Basil Chicken Pasta

with homemade tomato sauce

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    5 oz. Spaghetti
  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • ¼ oz. Basil
  • 3 Roma Tomato
  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • Info
    2 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    709
  • Carbohydrates
    66g
  • Fat
    23g
  • Protein
    58g
  • Sodium
    1626mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Pot

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Pasta
    1

    Cook the Pasta

    Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 6-9 minutes. Reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander, shaking to remove as much water as possible. Reserve pot; no need to wipe clean. While pasta cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients
    2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince garlic. Stem and coarsely chop basil. Core tomato and cut into ¼" dice. Pat chicken breasts dry and, on a separate cutting board, cut into 1" dice. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  • Step 3 - Cook the Chicken
    3

    Cook the Chicken

    Return pot used to cook pasta to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add diced chicken breasts to pot and cook on one side until golden brown, 3-5 minutes Transfer to a plate. Chicken will finish cooking in a later step. Reserve pot; no need to wipe clean.

  • Step 4 - Make the Sauce
    4

    Make the Sauce

    Return pot used to cook chicken to medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil, tomato paste and garlic and stir constantly until aromatic, 30-60 seconds. Add tomatoes and cook until softened, 1 minute. Add ¼ cup reserved pasta water and bring to boil. Once boiling, add cooked chicken and stir occasionally until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 2-3 minutes. Season with ½ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 5 - Add the Pasta
    5

    Add the Pasta

    Add cooked pasta to pot and toss with sauce. If dry, add remaining pasta cooking water 1 Tbsp. at a time until desired consistency is reached. Remove from burner and stir in basil.. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with Parmesan. Bon appétit!