Buttery chicken and tomato pasta

Buttery chicken and tomato pasta

Based on 112 ratings
Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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"This sauce is rich and delicious with a generous amount of olive oil and butter, plus, tomatoes are here to provide some extra freshness and acidity. If you want to make the taste even brighter, add some lemon zest, simply use a fine grater to zest over your finished pasta."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

35 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
250 g
chicken breasts
3
tomatoes
60 g
butter
1 cloves
garlic
3 sprigs
basil (for garnish)
150 g
linguine
40 ml
olive oil
½ tbsp
tomato paste
salt
pepper
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Utensils

knife, cutting board, pot (large), frying pan (large), spaghetti spoon

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Nutrition per serving

Cal747
Fat56 g
Protein32 g
Carb31 g
  • Step 1/3

    Halve chicken breasts, and season with salt. Mince garlic. Quarter tomatoes, and remove the core. Dice tomatoes into small pieces. Roughly chop basil, set aside for garnishing.
    • 250 g chicken breasts
    • 1 cloves garlic
    • 3 tomatoes
    • 3 sprigs basil (for garnish)
    • salt
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Halve chicken breasts, and season with salt. Mince garlic. Quarter tomatoes, and remove the core. Dice tomatoes into small pieces. Roughly chop basil, set aside for garnishing.

  • Step 2/3

    Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, and cook linguine according to the package instructions. Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan and sear chicken breasts for approx. 2 min. per side, then remove chicken from the pan and set aside. In the same pan, add tomato paste, then the diced tomato and sauté approx. 3 - 5 min. Add minced garlic, remaining olive oil, and butter to the pan, let cook for approx. 4 min, and season with salt and pepper.
    • 150 g linguine
    • 40 ml olive oil
    • ½ tbsp tomato paste
    • 60 g butter
    • salt
    • pepper
    • pot (large)
    • frying pan (large)

    Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, and cook linguine according to the package instructions. Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan and sear chicken breasts for approx. 2 min. per side, then remove chicken from the pan and set aside. In the same pan, add tomato paste, then the diced tomato and sauté approx. 3 - 5 min. Add minced garlic, remaining olive oil, and butter to the pan, let cook for approx. 4 min, and season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 3/3

    Add chicken breasts back in the sauce and let soak through. Remove chicken from the pan again,  and swirl hot cooked pasta in the sauce. Add some pasta water to the sauce if needed. Season again with salt. Serve linguine in the sauce with chicken breast on top, and sprinkle with chopped fresh basil. Enjoy!
    • salt
    • spaghetti spoon

    Add chicken breasts back in the sauce and let soak through. Remove chicken from the pan again, and swirl hot cooked pasta in the sauce. Add some pasta water to the sauce if needed. Season again with salt. Serve linguine in the sauce with chicken breast on top, and sprinkle with chopped fresh basil. Enjoy!

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    Buttery chicken and tomato pasta

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