Grilled Chicken Pasta

20 mins
40 mins
6

This grilled chicken pasta is a simple meal that’s bursting with flavor. It begins with pasta tossed in a tempting tomato bruschetta that’s served with sliced grilled chicken. And when it’s topped with melted mozzarella and finished with a balsamic glaze and fresh basil, it becomes a real taste sensation.

Ingredients

For the Chicken

  • 2 8-ounce chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • > salt and pepper to taste

For the Bruschetta

  • 3 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 small red onion, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • > salt and pepper to taste

For the Pasta

  • 2 pounds spaghetti
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • > balsamic glaze and chopped fresh basil

Directions

Step 1 Of 9
1
Preheat your grill to 400°F.
2
Combine tomatoes, onion, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper in a medium-size bowl. Set aside.
3
Season chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper and place directly onto grill. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes per side until internal temperature reaches 165°F and it’s golden brown.
4
Remove from grill and slice.
5
Add pasta to a large pot of boiling, salted water and cook until al dente or slightly firm.
6
Drain pasta and combine with bruschetta mixture and grilled chicken. Toss until coated.
7
Transfer the mixture to a 13x9 grill-safe casserole dish and top with mozzarella.
8
Set the casserole dish directly onto the grill grate and cook until the cheese is melted and lightly browned, about 20 minutes.
9
Garnish with balsamic glaze and basil.
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