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Tomato Basil Chicken over Linguini

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Servings - 4 persons


  • 3/4 to 1 lb. linguini noodles
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • small packet fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 2 large chicken breasts, sliced in half and pounded flat
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh veggies, as side dish


  • Cook the linguini as directed on package. Drain.
  • Add the olive oil to a large skillet and saute the garlic, tomatoes and basil for a few minutes, stirring often, until the tomatoes begin to open and shrivel and the basil turns to a deep green color. Pour themonto a plate.
  • Season both sides of the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Saute the flattened chicken pieces in the same skillet for a few minutes on each side, until no longer pink in the middle. Cooking time will vary depending on thickness of the chicken.
  • Serve the linguini with chicken and tomatoes over the top and a side of veggies. (We had broccoli!)