Chicken Pasta with Ciabatta Croutons

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The surprise of the crunchy flavored croutons are the hit of this dish.
10 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

2 cups
uncooked dried campanelle pasta
4 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt
2 teaspoons
Italian seasoning
4 ounces
ciabatta bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
12 ounces
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch thick strips
6 ounces
baby broccoli or broccoli florets
2 tablespoons
fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/4 cup
shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter with olive oil and sea salt in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add Italian seasoning; mix well. Add bread cubes. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until bread cubes are slightly crunchy and deep golden brown. Remove bread cubes from skillet.
  3. Add chicken to same skillet; cook 4-6 minutes or until lightly browned. Add broccoli and 1 tablespoon lemon juice; continue cooking 8-10 minutes or until broccoli is crisply tender. Remove chicken and broccoli to plate, leaving any sauce in skillet. Cover chicken and broccoli; keep warm.
  4. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter with olive oil and sea salt, remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice, garlic and salt to same skillet. Add pasta; stir to coat pasta with sauce. Stir in bread cubes.
  5. Serve cooked chicken and broccoli over pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
460
Cholesterol
105mg
Carbohydrates
38g
Protein
36g
Fat
17g
Sodium
520mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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At this time we have tested this recipe with 4 squares of Saute Express. You culd try to decrease the number of squares but it may not be as flavorful or saucy.

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