Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake

Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven.
Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven.Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake  is really versatile. It's one of those dishes where you can make it with leftover chicken, Chorizo or ham and add different vegetables depending on what you have in the fridge. Peppers and green beans go really well and frozen vegetables work too. You can eat it straightaway with just a little Parmesan or add the cheese and bake it. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven. I find that if I use lardons then I don't need to add extra oil so I start by cooking some onion, lardons and mushrooms together until soft then add some crushed garlic. Set aside. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven. Chop up the broccoli quite small and steam or boil for a couple of minutes. I find it's easier to put it in the microwave sprinkled with water and covered. Cook the pasta, according to packet instructions and drain. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven. In the original pan heat some oil and add in the chicken thigh pieces and cook for about 5 minutes. Stir in some green pesto then sprinkle on some flour. Gradually stir in the chicken stock until thickened and return the bacon mixture to the pan with the broccoli and drained pasta. Add a  dollop of creme fraiche and season to taste. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven. Enjoy straightaway or sprinkle with mozzarella and bake for 15 minutes at 180 C. This is one of our favourite quick dinners so please share your favourite easy pasta dish. Thanks Amanda Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven.
Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake
Serves 4
Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Bake. This is an easy dish with bacon and mushrooms which can be served straight away or baked in the oven.
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Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 8 chicken thighs boned, skinned and cut into small chunks
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  4. 8 mushrooms, sliced
  5. 200g lardons or smoked bacon
  6. 1tbsp oil
  7. 300g pasta shapes
  8. 1/2 head broccoli, florets quartered
  9. 2 tbsp basil pesto
  10. 30g grated Parmesan
  11. 125g ball of Mozzarella, grated
  12. 1tbsp flour
  13. 500g chicken stock
  14. 2 tbsp creme fraiche
Instructions
  1. Dry fry the onion, lardons and mushrooms for a few minutes until soft then add the garlic for one minute. Set aside in a separate dish.
  2. Add the oil and fry the chicken for a few minutes until just cooked then add the pesto.
  3. While the chicken is cooking steam the broccoli for a couple of minutes and cook the pasta.
  4. Sprinkle the flour over the chicken mixture and cook for one minute.
  5. Gradually add the stock and bring to the boil to thicken.
  6. Return the bacon mixture to the pan and add the broccoli and cooked pasta.
  7. Serve immediately or sprinkle with the Parmesan and Mozzarella and bake for 15 minutes at 180 C or a few minutes under the grill.
Notes
  1. Use 3 chicken breasts or leftover cooked meat
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