Pasta Primavera With Chicken Recipe

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PASTA PRIMAVERA WITH CHICKEN

Jennifer Elder

By
@JennLynn68

This is one of my own recipes. I started with a simple white sauce and ended up with this! My family really enjoyed it, and I hope yours will too!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

2
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
4 Tbsp
butter
4 Tbsp
flour
2 clove
garlic, crushed
2 c
milk, 2%
4 oz
cream cheese
3/4 c
grated parmesean cheese
1/2 tsp
basil, dried
1/2 tsp
parsley flakes
16 oz
frozen california blend vegetables, defrosted
1 small
zucchini
8 oz
pkg. bow-tie pasta, cooked as directed
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1CUT CHICKEN INTO STRIPS AND STIR FRY IN EVOO UNTIL NO LONGER PINK; SET ASIDE.
2MELT BUTTER IN LARGE SKILLET SET ON MED-LOW HEAT. ADD CRUSHED GARLIC, THEN ADD FLOUR; MIX WELL. SLOWLY ADD MILK AND CONTINUE STIRRING UNTIL CREAMY AND SAUCE BEGINS TO THICKEN. ADD CREAM CHEESE; STIR UNTIL MELTED. STIR IN PARMESEAN CHEESE. TURN HEAT DOWN TO LOW. ADD SEASONINGS, AND CHICKEN; CONTINUE TO STIR OCCASIONALLY AS PASTA COOKS.
3HEAT ENOUGH WATER IN A LARGE SAUCE PAN TO BOIL PASTA. COOK PASTA AS DIRECTED ON PACKAGE. WHILE WAITING FOR WATER TO BOIL; CUT THE ZUCCHINI INTO BITE SIZED CHUNKS AND ADD TO WHITE SAUCE, ALONG WITH VEGETABLE BLEND.
4AFTER PASTA IS TENDER, DRAIN WATER. SERVE WITH SAUCE. TOP WITH MORE PARMESEAN CHEESE IF DESIRED.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Regional Style: Italian