Cheesy chicken and broccoli pasta

    35 min

    This pasta dish will be enjoyed by both kids and adults. Spaghetti, broccoli and chicken is tossed in a creamy cheese sauce. Enjoy with salad and garlic bread.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 450g uncooked spaghetti
    • 450g broccoli florets
    • 15g margarine
    • 450g skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, cut into strips
    • 80g chopped onions
    • 1 (295g) tin condensed cream of chicken soup
    • 150ml milk
    • 150ml water
    • 85g cream cheese, cubed and softened
    • 60g grated Parmesan cheese

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Place spaghetti in the pot and cook 4 minutes. Mix in the broccoli. Continue cooking 4 to 6 minutes, until spaghetti is al dente. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
    2. Melt the margarine in a frying pan over medium heat and cook the chicken and onion 5 minutes, until chicken juices run clear and onions are tender.
    3. In a bowl, whisk together the soup, milk, water and cream cheese until smooth. Stir into the frying pan with the chicken and onion and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Toss in the bowl with the spaghetti and broccoli to serve.

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    Loved this thank you so much! Really easy to make, it will be added to our regular meal list. I added fresh tomatoes  -  06 Sep 2011


    Sorry we found this really bland, even though I also added a clove of garlic and used regular cheddar cheese instead of parmesan. It was easy to prepare but looked better than it tasted.  -  09 Dec 2012


    Yes it was tweaked only slightly though by replacing the 'normal' gluten based ingredients with gluten free ingredients as it's vitally important to me as a coeliac to be completely gluten free and my husband and children are gluten free by choice to make life and meals easier for me my husband actually cooked this recipe tonight for our children's dinner and they all thoroughly enjoyed it and we will definitely be making this again thank you so much  -  07 Sep 2016