Creamy Garlic Pasta Primavera

Robyn Bruce Recipe

By Robyn Bruce Robyn1757

I made this last week and loved it so thought I'd share. Hope you enjoy it!


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
4
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces (about 2 large breasts)
1/3 c
water
24 oz
frozen bag of bird's eye or green giant corkscrew pasta with vegetables (such as broccoli, carrots, snap peas, etc.) i bought the bag that had the "built in" cheese sauce. was awesome!
1/3 c
heavy whipping cream
1/2 c
shredded parmesan cheese (not grated)
garlic powder to taste
dried basil to taste (or fresh, if you have it)


Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 12 inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, cook 6 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, just until chicken is no longer pink in center.
2
Stir in water and frozen pasta-vegetable mixture. Cover; cook 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are hot. Stir in whipping cream and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until hot.
3
Turn off heat. Stir in cheese. Let stand 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with basil. Serve with additional shredded parmesan cheese if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy