Gluten Free Ziti w/Chicken, Broccoli & Carrots

GF Ziti with Chicken

Comment: This is a favorite recipe and can be modified in flavor, ingredients or type of pasta. Top with grated Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of crushed red pepper. Guaranteed satisfaction.
Cooking time:
45 minutes

2 cups Ziti Penne pasta
½ lb boneless/skinless chicken breast shaved into thin wedges or cut into cubes
4 ozs broccoli crowns
1 carrot pealed and diced
2 tbls olive oil
½ cup HomeMade GF Chicken Broth
1 tsp Good Seasons Italian Salad Dressing (dry powder)
2 cloves garlic, diced
½ tsp lemon juice
Sprinkle of crushed red pepper (optional)
Salt & Pepper to taste

  1. Bring 2 qts of water (salted if you prefer) to a boil and cook Ziti al dente. Drain and rinse with hot tap water, leave in strainer, set aside. Save the water the Ziti was boiled in.
  2. While the Ziti is cooking, prepare chicken. In stickfree frying pan add olive oil and cook garlic until translucent.
  3. Add Italian salad dressing, lemon juice, chicken broth, salt & pepper (to taste) and heat over medium heat. Stir all ingredients into a sauce and then add chicken stirring and flipping until done (no pink when meat is cut).
  4. While chicken is cooking, add carrots to boiling Ziti water and cook until al dente and then add broccoli to the same water cooking for no more than 4-5 minutes. Strain but save a few ounces of hot water.
  5. Add cooked Ziti (pre-rinse in hot tap water once more), broccoli and carrots to sauce stirring so that Ziti is coated and if dry, 2 tbls water, mix, then transfer to one bowl or individual serving plates.
Condiments: Parmesan Cheese
Sides: Mixed Green Salad