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Have Dinner In A Dash With Barilla® Pronto

Love pasta but tired of boiling big pots of water and draining? Barilla® Pronto is the answer to your kitchen prayers. Only 10 minutes to perfect pasta!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Chicken, skillet dinners
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken and broccoli, pasta
Servings: 2
Calories: 1075kcal


  • 1 large boneless chicken breast
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter divided
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 6 oz Barilla® Pronto Linguine
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Cut chicken into strips 1/4-inch thick.
  • Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add 2 tbs butter and melt.
  • Brown chicken in melted butter; remove from pan.
  • Place Barilla® Pronto Linguine in the skillet; add the 1 1/2 cups water and 1 tsp of salt. Heat to boiling over high heat and boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally--as package instructs.
  • Add chicken and broccoli to the pasta in the skillet, and heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the cream and the remaining 1 tbs of butter and heat to boiling; stir in the Romano cheese and continue cooking 3-5 minutes or until sauce is reduced about 25%.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 1person | Calories: 1075kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 69g | Saturated Fat: 41g | Cholesterol: 294mg | Sodium: 2684mg | Potassium: 841mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2651IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 266mg | Iron: 2mg