Tomato Basil Chicken & Ziti

November 7, 2018


Author Notes: Ziti pasta topped with a fresh Roma tomato sauce, seasoned and cooked chicken, and a Burrata cheese drizzle to finish it off. Dash of Amy

Serves: 6-8
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash onion & herb seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash Italian Medley
  • 16 ounces ziti pasta, cooked and strained
  • Burrata cheese

Fresh Tomato Sauce

  • 12 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 basil leaves, finely chopped
In This Recipe

Directions

Chicken

  1. Heat a deep skillet over medium heat, and add the olive oil
  2. Dip the chicken in flour coating both sides, place in skillet.
  3. Sprinkle the seasonings over the chicken.
  4. Cook 4-5 minutes on each side until fully cooked with no pink in the center.
  5. Cut the chicken into strips, and set aside.

Fresh Tomato Sauce

  1. Wipe out the skillet with paper towels, and add a Tbsp of olive oil and the garlic.
  2. Cook 1 minute, then add the tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix well, and retain a light boil stirring often for 10-15 minutes until the tomatoes break down.
  4. Keep drizzling 1-2 tsp of olive oil every few mintes. Add fresh basil and mix well.
  5. To serve the meal, scoop the ziti on a plate, top with fresh tomato sauce, strips of chicken, drizzle 1-2 Tbsp of Burrata cheese, then top with fresh basil.

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