Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes over Pasta

Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes over Pasta

 Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes over Pasta
Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health
Sundried tomatoes are packed with nutrients & antioxidants (including lycopene, Vitamin C and Vitamin K

Preparation time 20 min- Cook Time 15 minutes


  • 4 cups cooked pasta (use family favourite pasta)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 oz Sun Dried Tomatoes not packed in oil, about 16 ( chopped)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, cut into bitesize pieces  ( use prepared chicken to decrease cooking time)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan plus more for serving
  • 1-1/2 cups baby arugula
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté the garlic, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper until fragrant, about 30 seconds
  • Add the tomatoes and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add chopped cooked chicken, saute for 2 minutes
  • Stir the pasta into the tomatoes.
  • Pour in the reserved pasta cooking water letting it bubble for a couple minutes, stirring to coat the pasta.
  • Fold in the Parmesan followed by the arugula.
  • Garnish with parsley and additional cheese before serving.


Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days. Eat cold with additional greens or warm in the microwave or in a skillet on the stove with a little olive oil.


Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | PolyunsaturatedFat: 2g | MonounsaturatedFat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 2394mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 812IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 7mg

Download this recipe

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.