One-Pot Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta
One-Pot Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta, a quick and easy chicken dinner recipe for the whole family. Transform your leftovers into a spectacular dish that will have everybody asking for seconds. It's cheesy, it's delicious, a great midweek dinner no matter the season.
Servings: 4 people
- 1 onion
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1 tin chopped tomatoes
- 2 cups leftover roast chicken (shredded)
- 3 ½ cups water or chicken broth
- 2 cups fusilli pasta
- ¼ cup grated parmesan
- 1 teaspoon Italian herbs
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoon fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Heat up the oil in a large pan.
Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sautee for 2-3 minutes or until the onion is transluscent.
Add the chopped tomatoes, herbs and seasoning, and leave to simmer for 3-4 minutes until the sauce is slightly reduced.
Add the cooked chicken, water or chicken broth, and pasta.
Leave to cook with the lid on until the liquid is absorbed and the pasta is cooked.
Mix in the parmesan, then garnish with parsley.
Remove from the heat and serve hot with more parmesan if you like.
Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 1.6mg