Pasta shells with chicken and broccoli recipe

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A tasty chicken and broccoli pasta recipe.
Preparation time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 15 minutes, Serves: 4 


4 chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
1 piece of broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces
4 large ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
6 garlic cloves, minced or finely chopped
1 Tbsp dried basil
1 Tbsp dried oregno
1 cup cream (half & half)
1 pack of small shell pasta (10 oz)
3 - 4 Tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
grated parmesan cheese


Heat water for the pasta and when boiling, add salt and pasta and cook according to directions on package. Whan pasta is ready, drain and keep warm.

In the meantime, steam or boil broccoli and set aside. Brown chicken pieces in olive oil, add tomatoes and garlic, simmer for about 4 minutes, add basil, oregano, salt and perpper and simmer for 2-3 minutes more. Add the cream and simmer for 5-6 minutes. Add pasta, toss well and serve with grated parmesan cheese.

Notes and tips

This dish is great when served with fresh garlic bread.
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