chicken fantastico

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Jennifer Freeman
from Nampa, ID

One of my husband's favorite dishes. Sometimes I add shrimp with the chicken and or toss in some baby spinach. Great served with Garlic Bread and Salad.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chicken fantastico

  • SAUTEED CHICKEN AND VEGIS
  • 2 lg
    chicken breasts washed and cubed
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 lg
    yellow onion diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 8
    mushrooms quartered
  • 1/3 c
    sun dried tomatoes diced
  • 2/3 c
    diced artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 can
    sliced black olives
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tsp
    ground sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemmon pepper
  • 4 sprig
    fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • ALFREDO SAUCE
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 8 oz
    softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp
    roasted garlic powder
  • PASTA AL DENTE
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 6 c
    water
  • 2 c
    favorite pasta such as penne or bowtie

How To Make chicken fantastico

  • 1
    Heat oil in large pan medium high add garlic, onion, fresh ground pepper toss lightly. Add chicken and cook until white on all sides. Add vegetables, herbs, wine and spices, cook covered until vegetables are slightly tender but not cooked throughout.
  • 2
    Boil water with olive oil and a pinch of salt, add pasta and cook until al dente, slightly tender but not soft. Drain pasta. Do not rinse.
  • 3
    In a small sauce pan melt butter, add cream cheese and whisk until blended, add milk, parmesan cheese and spices and blend well, cook uncovered on low stirring occasionally until well blended and thick and bubbly.
  • 4
    Spray a large cassarole dish with non-stick spray, toss pasta with chicken/vegi mixture and lightly mix sauce through. Top with 2 cups of Itallian Blend Cheese. Bake at 350 degreese for about 30 minutes or until cheese is melted on top and bubbly throughout. Let cool for 5 min and enjoy!
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