Creamy Lemon Garlic Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli


5 from 1 vote
Creamy Lemon Garlic Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 5
Calories: 499 kcal
Author: Alyssa Rimmer
  • 1 pound gluten-free pasta of choice
  • cups plain Greek yogurt use non-dairy yogurt for dairy-free
  • ½ cup milk of choice plus more if needed
  • 3 garlic cloves pressed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Red chili flakes to taste (optional)
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 chicken breasts grilled and chopped or shredded
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese omit for dairy-free
  1. Prepare the pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, whisk together the yogurt, ½ cup milk, garlic, lemon juice, and parsley. Add more milk if needed to create desired consistency. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and chili flakes (if using). Set aside.
  3. When the pasta is almost al dente, add the broccoli to water and blanch for 60 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  4. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Add the chicken, broccoli, and yogurt sauce. Toss to coat. Serve immediately garnished with freshly grated Parmesan, if using.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Lemon Garlic Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 499 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Potassium 647mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 80g 27%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 34g 68%
Vitamin A 13.2%
Vitamin C 65.9%
Calcium 13.1%
Iron 5.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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