Mediterranean Chicken Pasta


August 24, 2018 By:
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Prep:
15 minutes
Cook:
22 minutes
Serves:
4
This side dish will make you feel like you've been transported to Greece! Enjoy this protein packed pasta seasoned with oregano, basil, and garlic.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Prepare base chicken recipe: Boil chicken breasts with smashed garlic cloves in chicken stock for 20 minutes until done. Cool and shred using two forks or paddle attachment in bowl of electric stand mixer.
  2. Divide cooled chicken into 3 equal portions in gallon ziploc bags. Set aside 2 other portions for other recipes.
  3. Combine cooked chicken, lemon juice, oregano, tomatoes, and black olives in ziploc bag. Label bag and refrigerate for up to 5 days.
  4. When ready to finish and serve, heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Empty contents of ziploc bag into skillet, along with speedy pasta. Stir until heated through.
  6. Remove from heat. Serve with feta cheese crumbles and chopped fresh basil.