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Linguini Pasta With Chicken And Tomato Sauce

An easy weeknight pasta dish with grilled chicken perfect for any amount of people.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Linguini, Trenette Pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 Chicken Breast
  • 500 grams Linguini Pasta trenette or fettuccini are also ok
  • 450 grams Canned Whole Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Basil chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika for the chicken seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Salt for the chicken seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper for the chicken seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin for the chicken seasoning
  • Cherry Tomatoes for garnish
  • parlsey for garnish
  • Sauteed Asparagus for garnish


  • In a saucepan on medium heat add the canned whole tomatoes with the teaspoon of salt and bring to temperature. Crush the tomatoes with a fork and add the tomato paste, chopped basil and minced garlic, add a bay leaf and let simmer and reduce.
  • Season both of the chicken breasts with the seasoning mixture of salt, pepper, paprika, and cumin. Saute in another pan on medium-high heat until cooked through, about 5 minutes on the first side, and 3 minutes on the second. Let rest when cooked while you do step 3.
  • In a pot of properly salted boiling water add the linguini pasta and boil for 7 minutes for al dente. When cooked, take a tablespoon or two of the pasta water and add it to the simmering sauce. Strain the linguini pasta and add to the sauce. Toss to coat.
  • Plate the pasta in a bowl or plate and top with some of the sliced chicken. Garnish with sliced fresh cherry tomatoes, and parsley.