Leftover Grilled Chicken is Tasty

Any short pasta will work

Any short pasta will work

The first zucchini of the season helps elevate this simple pasta dish. Of course the feta, grilled chicken and fresh rosemary can not hurt.

Bow Tie Pasta with Zucchini and Grilled Chicken

  • 1 lb bow tie pasta
  • 2 zucchini sliced in half and chopped into 1/4″ pieces
  • 1 grilled chicken breast cubed
  • 2 tbsp fresh rosemary
  • 2 green onions minced
  • Olive oil
  • Feta
  • Salt/pepper

Cook pasta in boiling salted water to al dente. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water. Coat pasta in olive oil and one tablespoon rosemary. In a frying pan heat 1 tbsp olive oil and saute zucchini until bright green. Add chicken, 1 tbsp rosemary and green onions. Heat through and toss with pasta and pasta water. Crumble feta over to taste and mix well. Serve hot.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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11 Responses to Leftover Grilled Chicken is Tasty

  1. Chicken and zucchini. Great pasta combo!

  2. sallybr says:

    Nice way to give the grilled chicken a chance to shine again… 🙂

  3. Kristy says:

    Another perfect weeknight meal for us. Now if only I could disguise the zucchini for the kids. Perhaps shredding it for them will work.

  4. Eva Taylor says:

    What I love about this dish is how quickly it comes together, and you’re quite right with the feta and rosemary, totally wonderful combination. I can see this lovely meal served either hot or cold. Your zucchini must be amazing!

  5. ChgoJohn says:

    Zucchini already! Fantastic! And this dish is a great way to celebrate. Sounds delicious.

  6. egg me on says:

    Oh gees, super simple. And it’s got 2 of my favorite things: chicken and zucchini. Now I just need some leftover chicken …

  7. Young Wifey says:

    Quick & easy! I always aim to have leftover grilled chicken. I cannot wait until we have zucchini!

  8. What a nice and light summery meal.

  9. Karen says:

    Just planting our garden and you are harvesting yours….that is so nice.

  10. sarahwoodruffphotography says:

    Reblogged this on HUNGRY MOMMY.

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