August 24, 2022


Spaghetti with Chicken and Grape Tomatoes, a pasta inspired by the abundance of tomatoes and basil in my garden this year.

Spaghetti with Sauteed Chicken and Grape Tomatoes

Servings 2


  • 1 (1 lb) skinless chicken breast halves

    cooking spray

    ½ tsp dried oregano

    • dried basil

    kosher salt


    fresh basil

    1 cup spaghetti

    gluten-free or whole wheat

    1 cups grape tomatoes


    3 cloves garlic

    smashed and coarsely chopped

    1 more

    2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

    2 Tbsp fresh basil



  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
    Season chicken generously with salt, pepper, oregano and basil.
    Heat a large skillet on high heat.
    When hot, spray with oil and add chicken.
    Cook about 3-4 minutes, until no longer pink.
    Remove chicken and set aside.
    Add pasta and cook according to package directions.
    Reserve about 1/2 cup pasta water before draining.
    While pasta cooks, add olive oil to skillet on high heat.
    Add garlic and sauté until golden brown (do not burn).
    Add tomatoes, salt and pepper and reduce heat to medium-low.
    Sauté about 4-5 minutes.
    When pasta is drained, add pasta to tomatoes and toss well. If pasta seems too dry, add some of the reserved pasta water.
    Add fresh basil and chicken and toss well. Serve and top with good grated cheese.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating