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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CUT CHICKEN INTO STRIPS AND STIR FRY IN EVOO UNTIL NO LONGER PINK; SET ASIDE.
2
MELT 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.
3
HEAT 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.
4
AFTER 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